Ethiopian Community in Seattle
OUR MISSION: Ethiopian Community in Seattle's mission is to facilitate a seamless integration of all persons of Ethiopian origin with mainstream United States. Additionally, ECS aims to contribute to the social, cultural and civic life of the Puget Sound Area as well as assisting Ethiopians and Ethiopian-Americans to preserve and share their ancient and rich cultural heritage.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ECS: Ethiopian Community in Seattle is a non-profit organization established to provide community and support services to Ethiopian immigrants in the greater Seattle area. Since it's inception in 1983, ECS has been a place where Ethiopians have come to find and foster community and moral support. ECS offers many social services to its members including assistance with public housing, shelters, employment, counseling, translation of important documents, and travel documents. ECS also offers interpreting services for those with limited English, and counsels members on health, legal, and immigration issues. In addition, ECS promotes social and cultural awareness and active citizenship by organizing social events, sport clubs and community celebrations that brings together Ethiopians living in Seattle and its vicinity.