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Mission Statement

The San Diego Praise Fest is designed to provide the San Diego community with an opportunity to come together in praise and worship through various forms of gospel music and healthy cultural celebration.

Description



"Increasing the quality of life, raising levels of awareness, providing resources for wellness, and uplifting the community: Mind, Body, and Spirit."
On Saturday, September 19, 2009, San Diego will experience the synergy of community, music, health information, educational resources, and open-air marketplace in a fusion of inspiration, wellness and cultural empowerment. The 2nd Annual San Diego Praise Fest is designed to provide the San Diego community with an opportunity to come together in praise and worship through various forms of gospel music and healthy cultural celebration. The San Diego Praise Fest will take place in the Webster Community of San Diego on Federal Blvd between Euclid Ave and 48th Street, in a traditional street festival setting.

Music Stages
The 3 music stages will feature live performances from the best local, inspirational and international talent in urban contemporary and traditional gospel music.
The Gospel Music Channel Main Stage
The TV-One Church House Stage
The Gospel Urban Youth Stage

Open-Air Marketplace
Farmers Market (featuring fresh vegetables and fruits with a focus on organic)
Authors and Booksellers
Home improvement Resources
General Wares


Kids Zone
An area dedicated to youth and small child activities. This area will feature mechanical rides and interactive games.

Education Row
This area will offer educational institutions, professionals, and services organizations the opportunity to engage festival attendees by providing information on their services, programs, and campuses. This is a critical time for students as it is the beginning of the school year. High School seniors are beginning their college search and parents are seeking academic support services for their children.
Colleges and Universities
Charter, Public, and Private Schools
Alternative Educational Support (tutoring, enhancement programs, after-school programs, etc.)

Food Court
The Food Court will feature the traditional festival foods with an emphasis on healthy food alternatives.
Vegetarian..vegan foods
Meat Alternatives
Raw Foods
And other foods for those not ready for an alternative diet

Health Village
This area will focus on providing information, resources, and screenings to the community. This is a critical time as students are returning to school and need health screenings and immunizations.
Health exams
HIV/Aids Testing
Blood pressure
Diabetes Screening
Blood Drive
Food Demonstration

Youth Enterprise Zone
As a part of educating our youth, the youth Enterprise Zone is geared toward encouraging and challenging youth to develop an entrepreneurial spirit. *Free booths given to qualified youth to display entrepreneurial skills, sales and marketing.

Website

http://www.sandiegopraisefest.com

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