News & Events

SFY In the News

The Dangers of Profiling by Proxy

Lisa Thurau was a guest on the Kansas City, MO “Central Standard” show with host Michele Tyrene-Johnson, talking about profiling by proxy. For people of color and other minority groups being wrongfully reported to the police can be a real concern. “The Dangers of Profiling by Proxy.” is Segment 2 which begins at timecode 22:38.

More »

Systems Change Strategies: From Theory to Practice

“Systems change approaches” have become a mantra of the social sector. Communities feel the frustration with being “resource-rich and coordination-poor.” But what does taking a systems approach look like in action? How can communities move beyond programs to influence attitudes and beliefs, improve coordination, and change policy? (Strategies for Youth’s Policing The Teen Brain in School training is mentioned under Lesson 30

More »

The Gangs of Nantucket: The Story Of Henry Lemus Calderon

Who is Henry Lemus Calderon — a gang member or a choir boy? His friends and family on Nantucket insist that he is not gang-affiliated, but the youth who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border unaccompanied has been swept up in an ICE dragnet on the summer resort island.

More »

Teens Volunteer to Help with Police Training

Trauma comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s not always obvious – and comes from things like emotional abuse and the circumstances behind the problems. Often the best way to understand those who are different from us is to get to know them.

More »


Improving Law Enforcement/Youth Interactions in Times of Crisis

How is the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting youth and their families? Experts provide recommendations for positive law enforcement response.

The webinar took place on April 21, 2020. Click the button below to watch the video and see the supporting materials.

Upcoming Events

No event found!