E'rootha, the Chaldean Assyrian Syriac Youth Union, through cultural awareness, community service and education, is dedicated to promoting the well-being of our community for the betterment of society.

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Youth Refugee Mentoring Program

Youth Refugee Mentoring Program

The Youth Refugee Mentoring Program involves helping middle school students with reading and homework assignments in a one-on-one style between leader and student. The program is currently looking for volunteers for our 2014 program beginning in January running through June! Sessions are Wednesdays at Jeannette Junior High from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Please click the link below for more information regarding this program.

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erootha dance classes

Dance Classes

Are you interested in learning the traditional Chaldean, Assyrian, Syriac dances? Wish you could do the Khigga at weddings, but are afraid that your dancing skills will make you stand out for all the wrong reasons? E’rootha wants to help! Sign up for E’rootha’s Beginners dance classes to learn basic folk dances. We break down all the dances, step by step, focusing on proper footwork and shoulder movements. After completion of the Beginners course, you will be given the opportunity to sign up for more advanced courses.

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E'rootha has an endless number of volunteer opportunities and thrives on youth leadership.

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Help keep us going! 100% of donations are used to improve E'rootha's programs.

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Learn about and help preserve our culture. Everything from recipes to cultural festivities!

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