Five Steps To Create and Maintain a Strong Poetry Club on Campus With Excerpts from a Full Essay by Heather “HeRo” Wells – LTABFLA Recruiting Coordinator / Teaching Artist, Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network / Former Poetry Club Coach & LTABLFA Team Finalist    CLICK HERE for info on how your school can join the bluapple Poetry Network    It all […]

What Is #GivingTuesday? Created by the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y—a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the values of service and giving back—#GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for […]

Registration Officially Open for High School Poetry Teams To Enter Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival The Jason Taylor Foundation has officially opened on-line registration for its cutting edge youth poetry festival, Louder Than a Bomb Florida presented by Nova Southeastern University and UPS. Now in its fourth year, this highly anticipated event will take […]

“Taylor Teens” Hopes to Create a Generation of Philanthropists Through Service Projects By Founding Members and Officers of the Cypress Bay Taylor Teens – Charter Chapter Taylor Teens is a brand new club that is starting at Cypress Bay High School. It is made up of students who work together to create service projects to benefit the underprivileged […]

Poetry Helps Students Communicate Their Experiences By Manoushka Saintil – Registered Marriage & Family Therapist / District Administrator, Delinquency Court Liaison, Broward County Public Schools / Jason Taylor Foundation Board Member The first time I attended a spoken word event was when I was in high school. It would be 18 years before I would have the opportunity to have […]

Intrinsic Benefits to Middle Schoolers Through Literary-Based Programming By Althea Gibbons – SVE Teacher in Broward County Public Schools / Teacher at the Jason Taylor Reading Room My experience as a teacher of middle school students has taught me that, at this age, with respect to their intellect, students display a wide range of individual intellectual development […]

JASON TAYLOR FOUNDATION AND HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY TO HOLD SECOND ANNUAL “WRITE TRACK POETRY” COMPETITION Thirteen Miami-Dade County middle schools to participate in program, to be held in conjunction with Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network MIAMI- As Homestead-Miami Speedway prepares to host NASCAR’s championship races in all three national series for the 16th consecutive year, it is […]