Author page: Danielle Webb

GX Podcast- ‘Say it how it is’

Creative Discussion around life in South Wales. The team at G-Expressions are proud to introduce ‘Say it how it is!’- a new podcast discussing anything from the biggest headlines to the smallest… a safe space for creators, performers and aspirational young people aged 11-25years, a platform without judgement where you can have your voice heard. ‘Say it how it is’ is a…

HALLOWEEN LOCKDOWN 2020

Every year our sister organisation Urban Circle Newport hosts a Halloween-themed music event that is of interest to an age range between 11yrs-17yr olds… However, with new lockdown procedures in place and the current climate we are all working in, like with many things, Youth Workers were required to transition onto a digital platform that enabled them to still be able to…

What I’ve learned from GX

A year in the life of a student with G-Expressions. Danielle Webb, Assistant Comms Officer. Since starting as a student with G-Expressions in October 2018, before then becoming Assistant Communications Officer in January 2020; I have learned a lot, how to manage employment amongst a full time degree, how to build websites, edit photos, grow and maintain social media platforms- but really…

Youth Voice Week 2020

G-Expressions were proud and privileged to have been invited to take part in Youth Voice Week by the incredible and inspirational, Sound Connections- To find out more about their work; CLICK HERE. The Morning Show: Zoom into Youth Voice, Diversity & Inclusion On Monday, our Project Co-ordinator Loren Henry, took part in a panel discussion alongside three very inspiring and insightful professionals;…

Transitioning to digital- Growing our online presence

To read this article in Welsh: CLICK HERE Youth Voice Week 2020– Written by Danielle Webb (G-Expressions Assistant Comms Officer) An introduction to Communications Creative expression is creative communication– Fez Miah (G-Expressions Comms Officer) “The GX communication team are rehearsed in areas of traditional and digital media as well as dual-language applications. With a commitment to inclusivity and accessibility the strategy we…

A place of belonging

Forming friendships through dance. As professionals, we can recognise that young people in today’s society face multiple pressures, many of which are pushed by expectations, the idea of fitting into a social norm, or mirroring what is around you. The desire to fit into a social group or friendship circle may tempt even us adults to wear a mask in the hope…

Understanding the physical benefits of dance

Promoting positive physical activity for young people Dance, like any sport, is a valuable way to increase a young person’s level of physical activity, and with that comes many health benefits. Within my dissertation study (The Impact of delivering dance through youth work programmes), I had the opportunity to explore this in more depth and gain a broader vision of the impact…