Champion our Youth: Support SFY ToDAy

Your support can make an immediate impact. Strategies For Youth training reduces the number of youth arrested and pushed into the juvenile justice system, and reduces the use of force in interactions between police and young people.

Please donate today.

Two Ways to Give:

Or Mail a Check To:
Strategies for Youth
P.O. Box 390174
Cambridge MA 02139

Your Support Allows us To:

Train Law Enforcement Officers

Front-line law enforcement officers are the gatekeepers of the juvenile justice system, with information on best practices for working effectively with our nation’s young people.​

Develop Model Departmental Guidelines

Consult with law enforcement agencies to develop policies and practices, as well as partnerships with youth-serving community based organizations.

Teach youth positive Behaviors

Teach youth positive behaviors to use in navigating interactions with their peers and with police and warn them of the legal consequences of their behavior.​

promote policy change

Research and policy development to raise public awareness of the benefits of law enforcement agencies’ use of developmentally appropriate, trauma-informed equitable practices with youth.​