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Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: December 12, 2012, 4:26 PM

Description

The Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago (ECAC) is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to serving the cultural, psychological and socio-economic needs of refugees and immigrants in and around metropolitan Chicago. In addition to assisting native Ethiopians, the ECAC supports all African, Asian, Middle Eastern and Eastern European refugee populations who seek its services. Established in 1984, ECAC assists in the promotion of personal growth, financial stability, positive family and community relations, and community empowerment. The adjustment and development of all of ECAC's constituents is facilitated with programs in the areas of advocacy, education, employment, healthcare, and community outreach. Services include:

1) Resettlement of refugees and immigrants newly arrived in the United States

2) Educational, recreational, and cultural programs for youth and families

3) Resources for refugees and immigrants seeking to achieve financial autonomy

4) Outreach and referral in the areas of education, employment, health care, and housing

5) Legal assistance and referral for refugees, immigrants, and individuals seeking asylum

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  • ESL Teaching Assistant - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    May 13, 2014
    Location:
    Chicago, IL, US
    Description:
    Assist the English as a Second Language Instructor teach classes of 25-30 adult refugee students, brainstorm classroom activities with the instructor, and help ...

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Website:
http://www.ecachicago.org
http://www.facebook.com/ECACvolunteers
Phone:
773-728-0303 x116
Fax:
773-728-0571
Address:
1730 W Greenleaf Ave, Chicago, IL, 60626, US

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