ECDC Network Celebrates Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? For many refugees this yearmarked their first Thanksgiving celebration and ECDC was there to help them feel welcome. In Arlington, Las Vegas and Denver, the ECDC family, many volunteers, the surrounding community and refugees from around the world came together to celebrate Thanksgiving. These celebrations also garnered significant media coverage: Voice of AmericaThe Arlington Connection9 NewsDenver PostChannel 4 and on Billion Acts of Peace.

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ACC- Las Vegas, Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner

African Community Center's 11th Annual Refugee First Thanksgiving Dinner

The African Community Center’s 11th Annual Refugee First Thanksgiving Dinner November 21, 2016 at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. Volunteers serve up all the fixing for a thanksgiving dinner from turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes and other non traditional foods.

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ACC- DC, Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner

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ACC- DC, Sarah Zullo, Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner

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ACC- DC, Refugees’ First Thanksgiving Dinner

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