Finding the Leader In Your Art: A Step Toward Discovering Who You Want To Be By Amorette Lormil, aka “Epiphany” – bluapple Poetry Programs Staff Assistant & Teaching Artist    CLICK HERE for more info on the 6th annual Poetry & Leadership Conference or CLICK HERE to register now. It’s fast, it’s easy,  & IT’S FREE!    I was a […]

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 […]

“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 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 […]