Events Archive - Jason Taylor Foundation

Every Tuesday, the Jason Taylor Foundation dedicates the day to spotlighting an individual or organization that has supported our tireless efforts toward building a brighter future for the youth of the South Florida community. This week we would like to spotlight the return of JTF’s “Read to Succeed Initiative” presented by StevenDouglas. Read to Succeed, […]

  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 and Teaching Artist Epiphany, this workshop will feature specific sessions with guest teaching artists.  These writing and performance […]

  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 […]