Our Partners

The ECDC Multicultural Community Center was created with support and guidance provided through our partnerships with the Ethiopian Community Development Council, the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) and the Community Asylum Seekers Project CASP).

The Ethiopian Community Development Council 

Established in 1983, The Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) is the world’s only refugee-led resettlement organization. ECDC works locally, regionally and nationally. Here In the U.S, ECDC one of only nine agencies authorized by the Department of State to resettle refugees.

ECDC has developed and provided programs and services that respond to the needs of clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Its resettlement work focuses on giving immigrants hope for the future by helping them become self-sufficient, productive members of their communities through

through, education, skills-building programs, and an array of social services

In the U.S., ECDC has branch offices in Arlington, Virginia, Denver, Colorado, Silver Spring, Maryland and Las Vegas, Nevada.

ECDC works closely with both the private and public sectors, and has a broad base of financial support derived from corporations, foundations, individual contributions, in-kind donations, religious institutions, and contracts and grants from federal, state, and local government agencies. ECDC is a member of InterAction and the Refugee Council USA.

BDCC:  Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation