working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
Transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation.

Transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation.

Support NYAGV youth education programs to reduce gun violence. Read More
ReACTION Youth Program Expands

ReACTION Youth Program Expands

The NYAGV Education Fund’s reACTION Youth Program will serve over 900 public school kids in all five boroughs. Read More
Latest From NYAGV Education Fund
ReACTION Students Meet the Mayor

ReACTION Students Meet the Mayor

Some of the students in the NYAGV reACTION Youth Program got to meet New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, at a recent movie screening in Manhattan. The students–all from the Leadership and Public Service High School  in lower Manhattan–were on hand for the March 16 premiere of the film “Making a Killing: Guns... Read More
What we've accomplished together in 2015.

What we’ve accomplished together in 2015.

Thank you for supporting our work to make New York a safer place. In 2015, with your help, we were able to: Expand our school-based education program, reACTION, to reach over 900 public high school students. Increase community Read More
NYAGV Makes NY Magazine's Charity List

NYAGV Makes NY Magazine’s Charity List

NYAGV is proud to have been named one of New York Magazine’s “101 Ideas for Giving Back” in its new “Gifts” issue. This #GivingTuesday, as well as during the year-end giving season, we hope you’ll decide to give against gun violence by supporting NYAGV with a tax-deductible donation to the NYAGV Education Fund. Thank you!       Read More
This holiday season, shop Amazon and support NYAGV.

This holiday season, shop Amazon and support NYAGV.

When you shop Amazon this holiday season, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the NYAGV Education Fund–at no additional cost to you–when you shop through Smile.Amazon.com. It’s an easy way to support NYAGV youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence. Read More
Joe's Pub Show to Benefit NYAGV's Youth Program

Joe’s Pub Show to Benefit NYAGV’s Youth Program

Come join us at Joe’s Pub at the Public this Saturday, November 14. Singer/songwriter Stephanie McKay will be dedicating her show for the benefit of NYAGV’s ReACTION program, our youth education program in New York City public schools. Reserve your tickets now and don’t miss out! Read More
NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC's "Here and Now"

NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC’s “Here and Now”

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, and Leah Gunn Barrett, NYAGV’s Executive Director, were interviewed on WABC’s “Here and Now” on November 8. The segment, hosted by Sandra Bookman, focused on NYAGV’s youth education program and the students’ perceptions of guns and gun violence. Watch and share the video! Read More
Thanks for supporting our Annual Benefit!

Thanks for supporting our Annual Benefit!

Thanks to our supporters for making the NYAGV Annual Benefit a success!  Read More
Benefit Honoree Profile: Lewis Black

Benefit Honoree Profile: Lewis Black

Activist, comedian, and playwright Lewis Black will be this year’s recipient of the Allard K. Lowenstein Award for Public Service at the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit on Monday, November 2. At the event, being held at 10 on the Park at Time Warner Center in New York City, Black will be recognized for his impassioned advocacy for strong gun... Read More