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DC Scores Poetry Slam Features Youth Poets Who Get Political

DC Scores had their 12th annual Poetry Slam at Kelly Miller Middle School in southeast Washington DC on Thursday, Dec. 3.

SOYA’s founder Khadijah Ali-Coleman worked with Kelly Miller’s DC Scores’ students for eight sessions where she worked with them on basic music theory, songwriting and stage choreography. Click HERE for more about the poetry slam on

SOYA Founder is New Sexual Health Educator with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

Generation to Generation (G2G) is a groundbreaking program that seeks to address the high rate of teen pregnancy within the Ward 8 community of Washington, DC. The program brings together mothers and daughters along with other female caregivers and mentors in weekly meetings to encourage intergenerational conversations that are essential to aiding teenage girls in making healthy life decisions. Complete program overview
The Generation to Generation program uses a unique approach to achieve positive results within the community it serves. In addition to our own educational workshops G2G uses various comprehensive sexuality curriculums and youth leadership development resources. G2G encourages teenage girls to put honest thought and effort into their futures to delay becoming parents during their teenage years.

In addition to facilitating conversations on issues of sexuality and reproductive health, G2G also seeks to empower its participants with activities that promote both cultural awareness and an increased level of self-esteem. Review educational workshops

SOYA founder, Khadijah Ali-Coleman has been selected as a workshop facilitator for G2G. To bring Khadijah to your school, church, nonprofit or group in Ward 7 or Ward 8, contact her at