JTaylor, Author at Jason Taylor Foundation

  Cypress Bay HS and Parker Barry of Wellington Community HS Headline List of Champions For First-Ever Virtual Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival   For the past three weeks, nearly 300 teens representing 32 different schools across five school districts participated in the 6thannual Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival presented by […]

  bluapple Poetry Network Poet Collaborates with Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders for International Women’s Day   In recognition of International Women’s Day 2020, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders partnered with Sophia Liautaud, a student from the Jason Taylor Foundation’s poetry programming, to release an inspirational video celebrating all women. Back in November of 2019, the Dolphins approached JTF […]

A collaboration with the Homestead Miami Speedway and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network of the Jason Taylor Foundation, "Write Track Poetry" is a contest challenging participating Miami-Dade County middle school students to write and perform an original poem about their own legacy.

  Each summer, the Jason Taylor Foundation, through its Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, celebrates the beginning of the school year with the introduction of its newest and most fashion forward event to date. “The Get Up” An Urban Fashion Experience presented by AVEDA Institute South Florida, is a showcase of fashion, poetry and music […]

The Lab is a summer-only series of interactive workshops with instructions in written and spoken word poetry. It is designed to help the poets and support the teaching aims of the bluapple Poetry Network.  Curated by bluapple Programs Coordinator Epiphany, this weekly writing and performance workshop will feature specific sessions with guest facilitators and are designed to challenge […]

  Juanita Castro Teaching Artist bluapple Poetry Network     Juanita Castro is many things – chief among them, a not-yet washed up writer. She is also a proud Colombian, ethnically mixed, an FIU Literature & International Relations student, a geek, a lazy gamer, an avid dog petter, always traveling, using pronouns she/her, supporting equal rights […]