Category: Press Statement

ECDC Welcomes the Introduction of the Afghan Adjustment Act

by on August 11, 2022

The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. (ECDC) welcomes the bi-partisan introduction of the Afghan Adjustment Act in both houses of the 117th Congress this week. “This is a step in the right direction, which, once passed, will give lasting protection to Afghans who risked their lives to support the U.S. mission overseas,” said Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President and CEO.”

ECDC Supports Afghan Arrivals at All Its Resettlement Sites

by on September 20, 2021

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) program, which launched September 1. ECDC has been approved to resettle 3,100 individuals across its network of branch offices and affiliated organizations in 15 cities across the country.

ECDC Hires Director for New Branch Office

by on September 14, 2021

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 funding proposal to the Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) for the Refugee Admissions Program.