News Archives - Jason Taylor Foundation

“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 […]

SIERRA DEMULDER JOINS JASON TAYLOR FOUNDATION AS DIRECTOR OF OMARI HARDWICK BLUAPPLE POETRY PROGRAMS WESTON, FLA. – The Jason Taylor Foundation announced today that Sierra DeMulder has been named as Director of the non-profit organization’s Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Programs.  Founded in 2004 by Miami Dolphins legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Jason Taylor, the […]

Jason Taylor Literacy-Based After School Programs By Kevin Sawyer – Educational Director, Jason Taylor Foundation The Jason Taylor Foundation has provided a quality literacy-based after school program for secondary aged students since 2007.  Approximately 800 students have moved through the program in the past decade.  What is interesting about the program is that there is no other […]