May 19, 1991: Sex-abuse case was a long time in the making; the kids raised the curtain – StarTribune.com
Source: May 19, 1991: Sex-abuse case was a long time in the making; the kids raised the curtain – StarTribune.com Thank you Star Tribune for re posting this important piece of investigative reporting. YPAD knows what this story speaks of sex abuse that happens daily in the arts and dance. Awareness must be raised.…Details
Activism at Its Finest: An Interview with Leslie Scott of Youth Protection Advocates in Dance – NoHoArtsDistrict.com
Leslie Scott and YPAD were featured in nohoartsdistrict.com! Check out the full article below.
It is my absolute pleasure to feature the Youth Protection Advocates in Dance (Y.P.A.D) organization and its founder and leader, Leslie Scott.
Leslie Scott is working to change the way the world sees dance. Read on for her opinion on the very important question, “Does Music Matter?” As I continue to travel the country and teach interactive seminars and dance workshops a topic that is discussed in all of my Youth Protection Advocates in Dance seminars regardless…Details
Source: Living On Purpose YPAD has come across this important article talking about what we put into our minds has an output in some way. Parents think about the sexual or graphic content your child may be dancing or exposed to in the dance industry while reading this. Input Equals Output Input: Information fed…Details
Ex-Norton dance instructor pleads guilty to transporting 15-year-old student across state line for sex – The Sun Chronicle : Local News
P ROVIDENCE — A former Norton dance instructor who served seven years in prison for sexually assaulting two teenaged students has now pleaded guilty to federal charges of taking one of the girls over state lines to have sex with her after plying her with alcohol. Source: Ex-Norton dance instructor pleads guilty to transporting 15-year-old…Details
Pushing the boundaries for artistic expression has always been a part of popular music. However, the drive for profits may also be pushing the envelope of what is acceptable. In this section we examine some of the issues in today’s music.