Events Archive - Jason Taylor Foundation

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 Epiphany, this weekly writing and performance workshop will feature specific sessions with guest facilitators and are designed to challenge […]

  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, […]