Giving Tuesday

  YPAD has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. And pledges to continue keeping our Children, Happy, Healthy, and Safe in Dance. Occurring this year on November 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesdayafter Thanksgiving…

» Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Addicted Boys

YPAD hears this everywhere we go. This is such an important article for parents to read. Many girls we talk to, experience this and it is only getting worse as many boys are addicted to porn.   This post comes from an article originally posted by Collective Shout:“[I want] better education regarding sex for both boys and…

Leslie Scott quoted in Business Insider Article: “Instagram has ushered in a risky new dance trend — and it could be harming young dancers’ bodies”

Every week, scores of young dancers take to Instagram to show off a physical feat that seems to defy the limits of human hip bones. The #TiltTuesday trend features dancers stretching their legs into extreme contortions. Sometimes the photos merely attract likes or followers. Other times they can attract the attention of scouts, leading to…