JTaylor, Author at Jason Taylor Foundation

  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 […]

  Sienna “Storm” Medina Teaching Artist bluapple Poetry Network   Storm is a teaching artist in St. Lucie County. She was a student in the network for four years and now she is mentoring and creating clubs in her community so more students can grow through poetry.