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 […]

  Jason Taylor to Honor Alonzo Mourning, Allen Milam and Taylor Richardson at 2nd Annual Community Hall of Fame Dinner on September 12th to be Hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood   [thumbnail target=”_self” src=”https://jasontaylorfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Secondary.Image_.Press_.Release.JTCHOF.2020.300×1200-1024×256.png”]   [thumbnail target=”_self” src=”https://jasontaylorfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/201... read more

  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, Shawntee` Herring, this weekly writing and performance workshop will feature specific sessions with guest facilitators and […]

bluapple Poetry Network Teaching Artist Christelle is a native South Floridian and a proud lifelong writer with a passion for community. When not writing poetry, Christelle can either be found in the corner of a Dunkin’ Donuts or sound asleep on the couch.

  bluapple Poetry Network Teaching Artist Valeria Smyth is a writer who wants to help others find their passion for poetry as she did. A longtime Florida resident, as well as a proud Costa Rican, Val is a social studies teacher and teaching artist.  In both roles, she hopes to make the world a better […]

  bluapple Poetry Network Teaching Artist Sandy Victorin is a poet and college student.  A Coral Springs High School graduate, she has been a stand-out poet during Louder Than a Bomb Florida festivals, including as a two-time Individual Finalist.