SOYA Participates in the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest on Saturday, July 26, 2008 in Marvin Gaye Park

Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest staffer Stephan Cox paints the face of a young festival-goer

Families enjoy their time at the festival

So Our Youth Aspire, LLC founder helped organize the Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest held on Saturday, July 26th in Washington DC’s Marvin Gaye Park. Several organizations that serve young people were present, including the Higher Achievement Program, Child Youth Investment Trust Corporation, Interstages and Planned Parenthood. There were tons of things for young people to enjoy and Miss DC Teen made an appearance. The event was conceived by Liberated Muse Productions and co-sponsored by Washington Parks & People, the organization that heads custodial leadership of the park. Here are some pics from the event. (All photos by Khadijah Ali-Coleman- All Rights Reserved (c) 2008)
Miss District Columbia Teen, Ivana Grace