Events

Events

  • Sat
    15
    Apr
    2017
    11:45am - 1:00pmBoston, MA

    Lisa Thurau, Executive Director from Strategies for Youth, will be on a panel discussing the criminalization of communities of color. The talk is part of the Boston University School of Law's Strategic Engagement Forum, hosted by the School of Law's Clinical Programs and Student Organizations. View Poster

    Boston University School of Law
    765 Commonwealth Avenue
    Barristers Hall
    Boston, MA

    RSVP to: LClinic1@bu.edu

  • Tue
    18
    Apr
    2017
    11:30am-1:00pmCleveland, OH

    Lisa Thurau, Executive Director from Strategies for Youth, will be speaking Cleveland's efforts to improve how law enforcement engage with youth. The talk is part of the Schubert Center for Child Studies' conversation series, The Impact of Inequalities on Childhood, at Case Western Reserve University. View Poster

    Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A
    Case Western Reserve University
    11038 Bellflower Road
    Cleveland, OH 44106

    Registration is recommended:
    schubert.case.edu/events

  • Tue
    16
    May
    2017
    Washington D.C.

    The Georgetown Juvenile Justice Initiative, in partnership with the National Juvenile Defender Center, will host an interdisciplinary race and juvenile justice symposium, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of In re Gault, the seminal case that guaranteed accused youth the right to appointed counsel. Lisa Thurau, Executive Director from Strategies for Youth, will be speaking on Race and the 4th Amendment. View Poster

    Georgetown University
    Washington D.C.

    For More Information:
    www.law.georgetown.edu/go/Right2RemainChildren

  • Mon
    17
    Jul
    2017
    Washington, D.C.

    SFY organized and led a panel of juvenile court judges to speak on judiciary strategies for improving police/youth interactions at the National Council of Family and Juvenile Court Judges (NCFJCJ) in Washington, D.C.

  • Mon
    17
    Jul
    2017
    4:00 - 5:00 pmWashington, D.C.

    Lisa Thurau will be presenting a talk entitled: "Opportunities and Strategies for Judges to Improve Police/Youth Interactions".

    National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
    80th Annual Conference
    Grand Hyatt Washington
    1000 H Street, NW,
    Washington, D.C.

  • Sat
    05
    Aug
    2017
    Washington D.C.

    Lisa Thurau spoke on Impacts of Police/Community Relations on American Youth.

    The panel included Dr. Elizabeth Getzhoff, Prof. Vanessa Edkins, Dr. Wendy Gray, and Dr. Rebecca Fix. These psychologists were seeing and studying the impacts of police/community conflicts where they practice.

    Thurau discussed how SFY's interventions work to improve police/youth relations through the Policing the Teen Brain training while giving youth a sense of agency through the Juvenile Justice Jeopardy game.

  • Thu
    05
    Oct
    2017
    Washington, D.C.

    Lisa Thurau will present to Washington, D.C. Metro officers as part of the Georgetown University Law Center and Mayor Bowser’s D.C. Government Certified Public Managers Program Police for Tomorrow Fellowship Program on October 5th.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    MCLE Conference Center, Boston, MA
    Lisa Thurau will be part of a panel on Schools and Educational Residential Settings at Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee conference, Responding Proactively or Punitively: Rethinking Prosecution by Service Providers of Those They Serve. Experts and advocates present their experiences and discuss the issue of client/staff conflict and how to prevent it from escalating to criminal charges.

Where We’re Currently Training Police

  • California
  • Indiana
  • Nebraska
  • Massachusetts

Past Policing the Teen Brain Training

  • Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fresno Police Department, Fresno, CA
  • Richmond Police Department, Richmond, CA
  • Cleveland Division of Police, Cleveland, OH
  • Virginia Beach Police Department, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Charlottesville Police Department, Charlottesville, VA
  • Syracuse City School District, Syracuse NY
  • New York School Resource Officers, Syracuse, NY
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC
  • Eastern Massachusetts School Resource Officers, Cambridge, MA
  • Recovery School District School Security, New Orleans, LA

Past Juvenile Justice JeopardyTM Games

  • Brotherhood Crusade, Los Angeles, CA
  • James Wooten, Jr. Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • YouthBuild Programs, Los Angeles, CA
  • 180 Degrees, Second Chance Coalition, Minneapolis, MN
  • The Alliance House, Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, Stoneham, MA
  • Anthony D. Perkins Community Center, Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Dorchester, MA
  • Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester, Dorchester, MA
  • Cambridge Police Department, Cambridge, MA
  • Children’s Services of Roxbury, Inc., Roxbury, MA
  • Moore Youth Center, Cambridge, MA
  • National Organization of Youth Services (NOYS), Washington, D.C.
  • Reggie Lewis Center, Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Roxbury, MA
  • ROCA, Chelsea, MA
  • Roslindale Community Center, Roslindale, MA
  • Quincy High School, Quincy, MA