Jason Taylor Foundation’s bluapple Poetry Network Receives Broward College Grant for MLK Day of Service Event “Write to Ride” inspired by the Freedom Riders • • • The bluapple Poetry Network’s C.O.R.E will take to the streets in honor of the Freedom Riders with a ride of their own on Monday, January 15 as part […]

Why Give to the Jason Taylor Foundation? Giving back. It is a simple concept, but one not grasped often enough. One person who fully understands what it means to give back, however is Jason Taylor, legendary Miami Dolphins Defensive End, 2007 NFL Man of the Year, and 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. From his […]

Five Steps To Create and Maintain a Strong Poetry Club on Campus With Excerpts from a Full Essay by Heather “HeRo” Wells – LTABFLA Recruiting Coordinator / Teaching Artist, Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network / Former Poetry Club Coach & LTABLFA Team Finalist    CLICK HERE for info on how your school can join the bluapple Poetry Network    It all […]

What Is #GivingTuesday? Created by the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y—a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the values of service and giving back—#GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for […]

Registration Officially Open for High School Poetry Teams To Enter Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival The Jason Taylor Foundation has officially opened on-line registration for its cutting edge youth poetry festival, Louder Than a Bomb Florida presented by Nova Southeastern University and UPS. Now in its fourth year, this highly anticipated event will take […]

“Taylor Teens” Hopes to Create a Generation of Philanthropists Through Service Projects By Founding Members and Officers of the Cypress Bay Taylor Teens – Charter Chapter Taylor Teens is a brand new club that is starting at Cypress Bay High School. It is made up of students who work together to create service projects to benefit the underprivileged […]

AUTOGRAPH POLICY FOR JT’S PING-PONG SMASH 14 JT’s Ping-Pong Smash presented by Publix is a fundraiser geared for guests of all ages. Autographs have always been an integral part of the event. However, in an effort to maintain an optimal experience for our donors and patrons, as well as our celebrity guests, our long-standing policy […]

Poetry Helps Students Communicate Their Experiences By Manoushka Saintil – Registered Marriage & Family Therapist / District Administrator, Delinquency Court Liaison, Broward County Public Schools / Jason Taylor Foundation Board Member The first time I attended a spoken word event was when I was in high school. It would be 18 years before I would have the opportunity to have […]