Our Youth Group members recieve college and career prep, learn about thier culture, and volunteer in CharlotteJoin Us
Established in 2014 as a sub committee of the Ethiopian Community of Charlotte.
We want to create a community where students can surround themselves with positive influences
Civic engagement, service, mentorship, leadership
Students learn about their culture including the language, food, and music
Seeking opportunities to engage with the greater Charlotte community. Learning the value of giving back.
Students get exposure to guest speakers who are either professionals or current college students. We also offer help with the college search and application process along with career exploration.
There are several oppurtunities to take leadership roles in the Youth Group. Students can learn about different styles of leadersihp along with building self-awareness and confidence. Our mission is to train the next group of youth and community leaders.
Meeting other high-achieving Ethiopian and Eritrean youth. Our students foster life-long friendships with their peers.
We offer students mentoship oppurtunities with a wide variety of professionals in the area. We also seek to build a bridge between parents and students.
Every year we go out and volunteer in our community with different organizations around Charlotte. At these events our members contribute to the success of the organization and learn valuable life skills.
A non-profit organization that strives to improve the lives of kids and families coping with heart disease by empowering to live life to the fullest. Our Youth Group volunteer yearly at Camp LUCK Kids Camp to help setup and cleanup the camp ground.
Camp Luck is a medically supervised resident camp for kids with heart disease and one sibling. It is located at Camp Cherokee, which is nestled in 7,000 beautiful acres at Kings Mountain State Park.
Our Youth Group volunteer every year at Bike LUCK – a fundraising event for Camp LUCK.
Volunteers helped make Valentine's day cards for the Pediatric Oncology unit at LCI.
Bi-annual event to support the women and children shelters around Mecklenburg County.
Hospitality House of Charlotte provides the comforts of home for families of seriously ill loved ones by offering affordable accommodations in the heart of Charlotte’s medical community. Our Youth Group volunteer and prepare meals for guests of Hospitality House of Charlotte.
Members played a critical role in helping Tesfa Ethiopia's festival. They helped with various roles during the event and provided entertainment in the form of dancing, acting, and a fashion show.
We meet on the campus of UNCC every other Saturday. Call us at 704-284-9319 or fill out the form below to attend our next orientation