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, […]

    This school year, kids will put pen to paper and compose poems as part of our annual “blu is for Apples ” competition. Hoffman’s Chocolates and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network of the Jason Taylor Foundation are partnering with Broward and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to hold the contest. HOW TO SUBMIT: […]

>> Register Now For Louder Than A Bomb Florida! << >> Click Here for 2024 LTABFLA Rules & Guidelines! <<            Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) was founded in 2001, through the Young Chicago Authors, by Kevin Coval and Anna West and went on to become the largest youth poetry festival […]

Jason Taylor opened the doors of his non-profit organization in 2004 with the goal of building a better future for area children in need. Nearly 15 years later, the Pro Football Hall of Famer established a Hall of Fame of his own to celebrate individuals who inspire him daily to carry out the Jason Taylor […]

bluapple Poetry Network Program Director – A 17-year Broward Schools teacher, Shawntee` Herring has devoted her career to teaching students how to master language through writing. In addition to being the Program Director of bluapple Poetry, she also teaches Cambridge and creative writing at Cypress Bay High School in Weston, FL. Working with young people […]

For the ninth consecutive year, the Jason Taylor Foundation is giving the South Florida community the chance to witness the top youth poets in the state compete during a cutting-edge event – the Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival presented by UKG and UPS. This highly anticipated event will commence with preliminary “bouts” on […]

  Jason Taylor to Honor Jeff Conine and Susan Renneisen at Third Annual Community Hall of Fame Dinner on May 13th Event to be Hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood   Jason Taylor opened the doors of his non-profit organization in 2004 with the goal of building a better future for area […]

  Win A Home Renovation!   [thumbnail target=”_self” src=”https://jasontaylorfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Banner.Image_.Raffle.Casabella.Whiffle.Blast_.2023.v02-1024×256.png”] Attention South Florida residents: here’s your chance to beautify your home AND support local youth! CasaBella Design Group, the Title Partner of the 2023 Jason Taylor’s Whiffle Blast, has donated a $15,000 Home Renovation to be raffled off with all proceeds benefitt... read more

  CasaBella Design Group to Serve as Title Partner of 2023 Whiffle Blast Donating $15,000 Home Renovation to Event Raffle   [image src=”https://jasontaylorfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Whiffle.Blast_.CasaBella.Banner.png” shape=”img-rounded”] CasaBella Design Group, a Weston-based construction and remodeling management firm, has stepped up to the plate to serve as the Title Partner for the Jason Taylor Foundation’s 2023 Whiffle Blast presented [&he... read more

“Poetry is thoughts that breathe and words that burn.”  Thomas Gray   About the network: Everyone wants to be heard. Everyone wants to feel like their life, their story is important and that someone is listening. Oftentimes, children feel that no one is listening. They are taught to be the listeners and to regurgitate the […]