We hope to continue to build upon the momentum we are seeing around the globe, empowering youth and young adults to be active citizens in their communities. By laying the groundwork for the Eritrean community in Calgary, we thus enhance and empower unity and cooperation amongst Eritreans everywhere.
How we help
- YYC Eritreans hosts a variety of events with the aim of connecting
Eritrean Calgarians and building community around a wide variety of
topics and interests
- Events: Basketball tournament, soccer tournament, Book Club for Black
Women, Board Games Night, and more!
- YYC Eritreans is committed to supporting Eritrean Calgarians in the pursuit of higher education – through formal educational settings, trade and technical schools, and more. We hope to connect members in the workforce, those new to the workforce, and those who have yet to join in order to support Eritrean Calgarians across industries with varying levels of experience.
- Events: Career Pathways, Networking Night
- YYC Eritreans seek to promote active living and healthy lifestyles. Along with our social events, our annual Basketball and Soccer tournaments provide an opportunity for Eritrean youth and young adults to come together in sport and play.
- Events: Basketball Tournament, Soccer Tournament (in collaboration with CEYA)
Culture & Arts
- YYC Eritreas is committed to archiving and preserving Eritrean culture and heritage. Our aim is to honour our past, our present, and create our future.
- Events: Nipsey Hussle Vigil