Press Releases

ECDC Statement in Support of the Guaranteed Refugee Admissions Ceiling Enhancement (GRACE) Act

  Arlington, Virginia – The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) urges members of Congress to support and pass the Guaranteed Refugee Admissions Ceiling Enhancement (GRACE) Act was introduced...

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ECDC Calls for Emergency Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for FY 2021

ECDC Calls for Emergency Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for FY 2021 ECDC calls for Emergency Action from the Biden Administration to put into force the Presidential Determination for...

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Amnesty International released report on Ethiopia’s conflict in its Tigray region

Today, Amnesty International released its long-awaited report on the massacres that took place in Axum during Ethiopia’s conflict in its Tigray region. The report presents a detailed account of...

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ECDC APPLAUDS THE CONFIRMATION OF AMBASSADOR THOMAS-GREENFIELD

ECDC congratulates Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on her confirmation as the new U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is a dedicated and experienced public servant who will serve...

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Thank You President Biden

  Thank You President Biden What we do and what we say, individually and collectively, matter greatly throughout our lives—for both those who live here in the U.S. and...

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Liberty: Remember its Past. Protect its Future. Thoughts on the January 6, 2021, Assault on the U.S. Capitol

Arlington, VA.—In 1775, the 13 colonies rebelled against British rule. On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress proclaimed independence of the colonies. On July 4, 1776, they adopted...

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ECDC Statement on Risch-Cardin Resolution

ECDC welcomes the bipartisan resolution introduced in the U.S. Senate on December 9, 2020, by Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), calling for a cessation of...

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ECDC congratulates President-Elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) congratulates President-Elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris. After a long and divisive campaign, we look forward to an orderly and...

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DR. TSEHAYE TEFERRA TO RECEIVE THE NICE GENESIS AWARD

Arlington, VA.—Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., founder and CEO of the Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC), is being honored by the Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE) with the organization’s...

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FY 2021 Presidential Determination of Refugees

On Wednesday, the president notified Congress of his decision to limit the number of refugees who will be resettled in the U.S. to 15,000 for the 2021 fiscal year....

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