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ECDC Marks 40 Years of Impact and Commitment to Refugees and Displaced Individuals

Arlington, Va., August 23 – ECDC is pleased to announce the start of its 26th Annual Conference, Hope and Resilience, which focuses on critical topics that shape the lives of refugees and the displaced. Tsehaye Teferra, Ph.D., President and CEO of ECDC said, “I am honored to open this event, which not only launches a very informative conference but also marks our organization’s 40th anniversary of dedication to fostering positive change in the lives of those seeking refuge and hope.”

ECDC Town Hall Welcome Corps: Updates and Next Steps

ECDC invites you to join its webinar on Welcome Corps’’ Private Sponsorship program. The program was launched in January by the Department of State and allows Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (green card holders) to form groups of at least five people and privately sponsor refugees.

Embracing Diversity: Empowering LGBTQ+ Refugees on World Refugee Day

Arlington, Va. (6.8.23) – With celebrations of World Refugee Day close at hand, let us come together to recognize and address the unique challenges faced by LGBTQ+ refugees around the world. ECDC is committed to raising awareness about their plight and advocate for their rights while promoting a society that embraces diversity and rejects discrimination and hate.

ECDC Webinar Private Sponsorship

ECDC, in collaboration with the African Communities Together (ACT), is proud to present an information session on Welcome Corps’ Private Sponsorship program announced by the Department of State this year.