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, […]

  ISABELLA VARGAS OF GATOR RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NAMED WINNER IN JASON TAYLOR FOUNDATION’S “BLU IS FOR APPLES” POETRY CONTEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HOFFMAN’S CHOCOLATES   • • Isabella Vargas, a third-grade student at Gator Run Elementary School in Weston, Fla., was recently named the Grand Prize Winner of the Jason Taylor Foundation’s Fifth Annual blu […]

  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!   Our annual bluapple Poetry & Leadership Conference is for the passionate wordsmiths, soulful singers, songwriters and storytellers in alliance with professional poets coming right out of South Florida. This year, we will have the privilege to expand virtually, diversifying our community and elevating voices. Come join us, and students from […]

  Finding the Leader In Your Art: A Step Toward Discovering Who You Want To Be By Amorette Lormil, aka “Epiphany” – bluapple Poetry Programs Staff Assistant & Teaching Artist    CLICK HERE for more info on the 9th annual Poetry & Leadership Conference or CLICK HERE to register now. It’s fast, it’s easy,  & IT’S FREE!    I was […]

  ABOUT THE SERIES The bluapple Poetry Network’s Educator’s Studio is a free series of workshops and discussions dedicated to providing teachers of writing and the arts with resources, concepts, and lesson plans that can be utilized in their classrooms, after school clubs, and other projects that inspire youth through poetry. Guest facilitators from Florida […]

  Dear Police Officer, How do you feel? Do you feel? Are you scared to feel Being empathetic with apathetic tendencies Targeting the community you serve like a devil’s residency How do you sleep? Do you see the lights in your head? Blistering visions of your rights taken away, causing dread The red and blue […]