Events Archive - Jason Taylor Foundation

  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.

  BUILD YOUTH CONFIDENCE WITH THE GET UP I remember the first time I touched a Runway. I was a 14-year-old freshman with no Runway experience whatsoever. I wasn’t the most confident, especially since I just began high school. I took a marketing class called DECA as an elective that year. As they do every year, […]

  Mic Check: Where Poetry and Rap Meet Hand-In-Hand By Just John   Just like a lot of other poets, I started off writing love notes about my feelings because I was never good at expressing them in person. I would write to my significant other and give the note in an envelope or a […]