Announcements

Call for Protest Rally in Washington DC (3/6/2018) - Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC Subject: Invitation to a Peaceful Protest Rally in Washington DC To All Oromo Communities in North America, In order to be the voice for our people who are suffering from the tyrannical rule of Read More
Sad News: Mrs. Yeshi Teklu Tessema (2/13/2018) - The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned on February 12 2018 that one of our beloved members, Mrs. Yeshi Teklu Tessema had passed away. On behalf of all Oromo in the Washington Metropolitan area, the OCO would Read More
Happy New Year! (12/19/2017) - To all Oromo in the DMV area, Happy New Year! The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC has organized a special New Year Eve event to create an environment of coming together, celebrating the New Year, and remembering our people Read More
Oromo Community Organization  Public Meeting (12/13/2017) - Oromo Community Organization  Public Meeting Date: December 16, 2017 Time: 2pm to 6pm New address:  Northwestern High School 7000 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782 View the calendar event here The Task Force established by OCO is pleased to invite you Read More
OCO’s Reaction to the Ongoing Sufferings of the Oromo People (9/23/2017) - The Oromo people's struggle against the dictatorial Ethiopian government, for the respect of their human rights, has been intensified since 2014 in much coordinated anti-government protests engulfing the country. The Ethiopian government security forces violently responded to peaceful Oromo protesters, Read More
Sad News: Mr. Yonathan Temesgen Petros (9/16/2017) - To all Oromo in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned that one of our beloved Oromo members, Mr. Yonathan Temesgen Petros passed away. On behalf of all Oromo in the Washington Read More
Happy Eid al-Adha (9/1/2017) - To all Oromo Muslims living in Washington DC Metropolitan area, Happy Eid al-Adha to you all and your family members! The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC
Children Festival and Cookout (8/19/2017) - To: All Oromo living in the Washington DC Metropolitan area Subject: Oromo Children Festival at the annual Oromo Community Organization Cookout day When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 Where:1620 E Randolph Rd, Colesville, MD 20904, Valley Mill Special Park Time: 11:00am Read More
OSA Annual Conference (7/23/2017) - Dear members of the Oromo Community in DC, Maryland, and Virginia, The Oromo Studies Association (OSA) cordially invites all Oromos in the area to attend the 31st Annual OSA Conference in Washington DC, July 28-30, 2017. This year's conference will be held Read More
Sad News: Obbo Edao Boru has passes away (7/20/2017) - The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned that Oromia's famous and highly respected historian, a man also known as a moving library, Obbo Edao Boru, passed away this week on July 18, 2017. Obbo Edao was known Read More
Response from US Dept Of State to an Appeal Letter Jointly Submitted On May 9, 2014 (6/30/2017) - In letter dated June 2,2014, the US department of state , Assistant secretary for African Affairs responded to the Appeal letter jointly submitted by the Oromo Community Organization(OCO) , the Oromo Youth Self-help Association (OYSA), the International Oromo Women Organization Read More
Sad News: Obbo Jamal Idris passed away (6/9/2017) - To all Oromo in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned that one of our beloved Oromo members, Mr. Jamal Idris, passed away this afternoon. On behalf of all Oromo in the Read More
Sad News: Obbo Bedhane Tadesse passed away (5/26/2017) - The Oromo Community Organization of Washington DC (OCO) has learned that one of our prominent elders, Mr. Bedhane(Girma) Tadesse passed away this week. On behalf of all Oromo in the Washington Metropolitan area, the OCO would like to express its Read More
Call to support the Oromo House (4/3/2017) - Dear Oromo brothers and sisters, As you may know, enabling the OCO to own its facility has been realized and is being sustained with the generous financial supports of Oromo donors, entities, and the Oromo community at large living in Read More
Oromo Rally & Hunger Strike (10/11/2016) - Washington DC - Oromo Community of Washington DC has organized a rally and hunger strike to protest the massacre of Oromo people at the hands of Ethiopian Security forces. Date:                       Friday Read More