Ethiopian Community Development Council

April 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Refugee Resource Fair to Take Place on May 20

In an effort to inform and educate residents interested in helping refugees in the area, organizers from the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Seneca Stake will host a refugee resource fair on May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at 20020 Montgomery Village Avenue, Montgomery Village, Maryland. “We have noticed that […]

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February 4, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council Health and Human Services Committee held a meeting on Thursday to discuss resettlement programs for refugees and asylum seekers. The meeting took place in the third floor conference room at the Council office building in Rockville. According to data from the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees, 2,256 refugees and 2,181 […]

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

HHS Committee to Receive Update on Refugee Resettlement

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a meeting on refugees and people seeking asylum on Thursday. The committee will discuss available services for refugees, asylum seekers, and receive an update from resettlement organizations. Participants include the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Lutheran Social Services, all of […]

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November 23, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Introducing Thanksgiving to County Refugees

Many people are traveling home this coming week to spend time with family and enjoy a homemade meal in honor of Thanksgiving. But here in Montgomery County, there are some people that are new to both the area and to American culture and one local organization is taking extra steps to ensure they get the […]

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