Press Releases

ECDC CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS IN OROMIA, ETHIOPIA

  Arlington, Va.–The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) has followed with great shock and sadness the heinous crime perpetrated against innocent civilians, including mothers and children, in Western...

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ECDC WORLD REFUGEE DAY CELEBRATION

State Department Officials visit ECDC branch office to talk with refugees and volunteers. Arlington, Va.-In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Department of State officials visited agencies serving refugees, including...

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ECDC Joins Call for Temporary Protected Status for Ethiopians

  Arlington, Va. – “We join Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) and Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04), and the 41 Members of Congress in the call for Temporary Protected Status...

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ECDC WELCOMES TPS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CAMEROON

Arlington, Va. – The United States today announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. In the announcement Secretary, Alejandro N. Mayorkas said, “the...

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ECDC CELEBRATES HISTORIC CONFIRMATION OF JUSTICE JACKSON

Arlington, Va. – The United States yesterday confirmed the first black woman to the Supreme Court, making history. This also marks the first time four women will serve together...

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ECDC COMMENDS ANNOUNCEMENT TO WELCOME UKRAINIAN REFUGEES

Arlington, Va. – Yesterday, the President of the United States announced the government’s plan to provide more than $1 billion in funding towards humanitarian assistance to Ukrainians affected by...

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ECDC CALLS FOR PROTECTIONS FOR VULNERABLE UKRAINIANS

Arlington, Va. — The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) is deeply distressed by the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine that has taken place in the past week. Russia’s aggression...

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PRESIDENT BIDEN’S NOMINATION OF JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

  Arlington, Va.–President Joe Biden has made history by nominating the first Black woman to the Supreme Court of the United States. ECDC is inspired by this historic nomination...

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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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