Y.P.A.D. is honored to welcome Alissa R. Ackerman, PhD. Alissa is a criminal justice professor at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She is a sex crimes researcher and has written extensively on sex offender policy and practice. She is currently involved in several research projects that span from sex offender policy to survivor-centered healing, while her…Details
A message from our Dietitian/Nutritionist: Nutrition and fitness are the cornerstone of children’s health. It has been documented that food choices affect brain capacity, physical skill and emotional well being. However, nutrition habits and recommendations, both in terms of what children are eating and what we are “telling them”/”showing them” as important nutrition concepts, in…Details
This site has been a vision and a dream for years for us. We envisioned a place that would be the ultimate resource to protect our children in dance, to show the damaging effects of the sexualizing trend taking over our dance industry, to bring hope for those being abused in the dance environment and…Details
**mature content. It’s been awhile since I’ve written, however if I had to erase all and just pick one, this would be The One. I’ve touched on the sub-topics of this a few times, so I’m going to do my best to bring it all together here. My heart and mind have been so committed to…Details
Online violence against women is a threat to gender equality worldwide, a new report by a U.N. group makes clear.
A professional photographer and children’s tumbling coach was arrested Friday in Orange County on child pornography charges after he was found to be in possession of numerous illicit photographs and videos depicting female minors.
Toronto police say a 34-year-old Mississauga woman faces several charges in connection with sexual assault allegations dating back to 2007 and 2008.