Jess Godwin

Bridging The Gap Campaign

Jess Godwin on left
Mindy Fradkin, on right

Jess Godwin, songwriter/homemade videomaker, self described, who is helping young people fight shame through the arts.
“We live in such a shame-driven society, but vulnerability is the answer.” Godwin says

I was introduced recently and have had the privilege to partner with Jess Godwin, an uber talented, and big hearted wonderous woman for this groundbreaking campaign. I wasn’t even planning on doing this right now, but when Catherine Grace O’Donnell introduced us, I immediately said yes.

Jess Godwin started her #shameless project in early 2017 to rave reviews from students and schools. Her good work is spreading quickly to other states and abroad. She is transforming and opening up kids to learn how to cope with negative feelings through songwriting. Growing up in a world of smart phones, texting and email, emotionally opening up to others, seems harder and rarer. Her workshop is helping them to talk about their feelings, and inspiring them to use their creativity to express themselves through writing a song!

She has been a vocal coach for 15 years, teaches songwriting to adults and kids, as well as creating highly creative videos with her songs. Her work is always to inspire and help people think about the world we live in and how we can transform the way we see ourselves in a better light.

Jess is a huge inspiration to me and my new solo work and I feel very fortunate that we joined forces for this campaign that will make a difference in many lives so we can see that just because we may be from a different generation, we can still help each other, and heal the “generation gap” that is so pervasive in our society.

3 thoughts on “Jess Godwin

  1. Thank you for believing and for taking part in a unprecedented campaign. It takes a special woman and that’s definitely you. As you know, I’m a huge fan of Jess Godwin, and I can’t think of a more wonderful partner!

    • Thanks Catherine for your oh so kind words. I just found your comments as I have been so involved in preparing for my show in LA.

  2. You are both a beautiful inspiration to me. The work you are doing in the world is transformative in every way. I am honored and humbled to call you my friends. Continue to break a leg in the world and share your messages inspiring those around you!

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