CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! Our annual bluapple Poetry & Leadership Conference is for the passionate wordsmiths, soulful singers, songwriters and storytellers in alliance with professional poets coming right out of South Florida. This year, we will have the privilege to expand virtually, diversifying our community and elevating voices. Come join us, and students from […]
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.
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 […]
We feel that what young people have to say about the world they inhabit and hope to construct is more useful than any armament, more complex than prison industrial systems, and louder than any bomb.” Kevin Coval, Co-founder of Louder Than A Bomb >> Register Now For Louder Than A Bomb Florida! << […]
The bluapple Poetry Network’s Educator’s Studio is a free series of workshops and discussions dedicated to providing teachers of writing and the arts with resources, concepts, and lesson plans that can be utilized in their classrooms, after school clubs, and other projects that inspire youth through poetry. Guest facilitators from Florida and across the […]
#JournalingForJustice was born out of the bluapple Poetry Network wanting to make sure that there is a maintained and concentrated focus on poems that address social justice. Many poems come through the bluapple Poetry Network and they are written by people from varied walks of life. However, #JournalingForJustice will highlight poems that directly address […]
El Puente Every Monday from 1-2pm The Jason Taylor Foundation’s bluapple Poetry Network is building a bridge and knocking down walls with words—El Puente! This bilingual, intergenerational creative experience will be designed for the robust Latinx community of South Florida. Utilizing poetry as a bridge, El Puente will narrow gaps between adult immigrants hailing from numerous […]