Programs bluapple Archives - Jason Taylor Foundation

  Each summer, the Jason Taylor Foundation, through its Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, celebrates the beginning of the school year with the introduction of its newest and most fashion forward event to date. “The Get Up” An Urban Fashion Experience presented by AVEDA Institute South Florida, is a showcase of fashion, poetry and music […]

  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 and Teaching Artist Epiphany, this workshop will feature specific sessions with guest teaching artists.  These writing and performance […]

  Not everyone can check a mic, it takes a real MC for people to respect the mic.     CALLING ALL emcees! Join us for our first workshop mixed & mastered just for you. Come experience MIC CHECK, tailored toward helping you become an authentic MC.  Hosted by bluapple Program Assistant, Teaching Artist and local rapper Just John, […]

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A collaboration with the Homestead Miami Speedway and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network of the Jason Taylor Foundation, "Write Track Poetry" is a contest challenging participating Miami-Dade County middle school students to write and perform an original poem about their own legacy.