Press Releases

ECDC PARTNERS WITH WORLD LEARNING TO TEMPORARILY HOUSE AND SERVE REFUGEES IN SOUTHERN VERMONT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2022 Media Contact: Emily Gilkinson, EGilkinson@ecdcus.org   Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) has joined with World Learning and School for International...

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ECDC INCREASES CAPACTIY TO RESETTLE AFGHAN EVACUEES BY EXPANDING ITS NETWORK

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is implementing the Afghan Placement and Assistance (APA) program, which launched September 1. Initially, ECDC was approved to resettle...

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ECDC JOINS WITH ‘OPENING UNIVERSITIES FOR REFUGEES’ TO LAUNCH OUR-U.S. AND ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ‘EVERY CAMPUS A REFUGE’ (ECAR)

Arlington, Va. – The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is launching a new initiative with Opening Universities for Refugees (OUR). ECDC OUR – U.S. will support ECDC’s affiliate...

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ECDC HIRES DIRECTOR FOR NEW BRANCH OFFICE IN WAUSAU, WISCONSIN

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is pleased to announce Adam VanNoord as the Director of the Multicultural Community Center it plans to establish in...

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ECDC APPLAUDS LEGISLATION PROVIDING FUNDING FOR AFGHAN ARRIVALS

Arlington, Va. – Yesterday the FY 2022 Continuing Resolution (HR5305) was passed into law, which not only prevented a government shutdown but also included $6.3 billion for Afghans at-risk who have...

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ECDC APPROVED TO BEGIN REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT IN WAUSAU, WISCONSIN

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is pleased to have received authorization from the Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to...

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ECDC AWARDED GRANT FROM THE COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIP CATALYST FUND

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is pleased to be one of three national resettlement agencies selected to receive a $250,000 grant from the Community...

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ECDC SUPPORTS AFGHAN ARRIVALS AT ALL ITS RESETTLEMENT SITES

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) responded to the Department of State’s request for resettlement agencies to participate in its Afghan Placement and Assistance (APA)...

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ECDC HIRES DIRECTOR FOR NEW BRANCH OFFICE

  Arlington, Va. — After careful consideration and community consultations, The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) proposed Brattleboro, Vermont as a new refugee resettlement site in its annual...

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ECDC PROPOSES TO OPEN A NEW BRANCH OFFICE

  Arlington, Va. — After careful consideration and community consultations, The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) proposed Wausau, Wisconsin as a new refugee resettlement site in its funding proposal to...

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