Speaking + Teaching

Selection of previous public speaking and teaching:

“Alternatives to police-led responses: International examples on alternative responses for substance use and people experiencing emotional distress” — Guest Lecturer, New School University — April 2019 — New York, New York

“Drug decriminalization: Experiences from Portugal” — Facilitation of round-table presentation with Dr. João Goulão, Portugal National Drug Policy Coordinator and Baltimore and Maryland stakeholders — April 2019 — Baltimore, Maryland

Featured media interview on SiriusXM radio program “POTUS Politics – The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley” on drug use, harm reduction, and proposed border wall at U.S.-Mexico border — February 2019

“Community policing & vulnerable populations” — 4th Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference — October 2018 — Toronto, Canada

“Policing town hall” — 12th National Harm Reduction Conference — October 2018 — New Orleans, Louisiana

“Key roles for police in harm reduction” — 25th Annual Harm Reduction Conference — May 2017 — Montréal, Canada

“Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion: a harm reduction and public health approach to drug enforcement” — 3rd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference — October 2016 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Getting to LEAD: support for jurisdictions interested in replicating Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion” — 3rd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference — October 2016 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD): changing police practices” — 3rd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference — October 2016 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Harm reduction and police 2: approaches to solutions” — 3rd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference — October 2016 — Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Policing and public health: the importance of police reform in harm reduction” — Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Fordham Law School — March 2016 — New York City, USA

“Policing and public health: advancing harm reduction strategies in law enforcement practices” — public event — December 2015 — New York City, USA

“Statelessness around the world” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2015 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Advocating for solutions to statelessness” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2015 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Workshop on advocacy solutions to statelessness” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2015 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Community lawyering” — Strategic Human Rights Litigation Course — July 2015 — Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

“Affecting Change: Exploring how and why action is taken on statelessness” — First Global Forum on Statelessness — Peace Palace, The Hague — September 2014

“Statelessness around the world” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2014 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Community lawyering” — Strategic Human Rights Litigation Course — July 2014 — Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

“El Programa para la Identificación Policial Eficaz (PIPE)” [“The Program for Effective and Efficient Police Stop and Search (PIPE)”] — 3rd National Meeting of Local Police Managers & the 2nd National Seminar on Police Management of Diversity — May 2014 — Lleida, Spain

“International lessons on police stop and search” — Seminar on Police Stops with the São Paulo Military Police — March 2014 — São Paulo, Brazil

“Developing advocacy strategies to end statelessness” — Regional Southeast Asia Course on Statelessness — November 2013 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Bangkok, Thailand

“Workshop on litigating cases of statelessness” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2013 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Statelessness in the Americas” — Statelessness Summer Course — August 2013 — UNHCR and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

“Buenas y malas prácticas: lecciones aprendidas acerca de la identificacion policial policía” [Good and bad practices: international lessons learned on police stop and search”] — 2nd National Meeting of Local Police Managers & the 1st National Seminar on Police Management of Diversity — June 2013 — Córdoba, Spain

“Military protections for humanitarian assistance operations? Roles, experiences, challenges, and options” — 16th International Humanitarian Conference — January 2011 — Geneva, Switzerland

Testimony to the Public Safety Committee of the New York City Council on the failure of the New York Police Department’s Advocate Office to conduct internal oversight on use of stop-and-frisk and racial profiling — January 2009 — New York City, USA

Expert presentation to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Racism regarding racial profiling and police violence against people of color in New York City — May 2008 — New York City, USA