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We are Sound Communities

Creatively Empowering Youth Voice


Sound Communities worked directly with over 2115 children and young people in Torbay and South Devon in 2023. Our participants say that their involvement in our activities has increased their:



We asked our participants if working with us had developed their confidence: 98% said yes.

“It’s great seeing young people grow in confidence and learn new skills like I did.”



We asked our participants if working with us helps us to learn new skills and be more creative: 100% said yes.

I really love doing our radio show and always make sure I am in school for all of the Sound Communities sessions… I only come to school for Sound Communities!



Youth voice

We asked our participants if working with us makes them feel that their voice is heard: 100% said yes.

“Being an Ocean Youth Presenter feels like you’re valued and respected. It’s fun to let your feelings out on the radio and be around lovely people.”

In 2023 Ocean Youth Radio reached over 33,000 young listeners online, on DAB and through the Ocean Youth App.

Case Studies

Case Study: Cara

"I only come to school for Sound Communities!"

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Case Study: Tjay

"Ocean Youth has helped build my confidence, to express myself more. I don’t know what I would have done without you guys."

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