working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

The ReAction Youth Education Program helps students resist guns and gun violence through hands-on activities and a year-long curriculumRead More
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Transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation.

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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... 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... 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... 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... Read More
NYAGV Presents Scholarships to ReAction Students

NYAGV Presents Scholarships to ReAction Students

The NYAGV Education Fund presented its first-ever scholarships to three students who excelled in its ReAction Youth Program.  Held in public high schools in Harlem, Crown Heights, the Bronx and other communities, the Program... Read More
Benefit Honoree Profile: Eric Adams

Benefit Honoree Profile: Eric Adams

On November 2, the NYAGV Education Fund’s Annual Benefit will present Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with the Steven McDonald Law Enforcement Award. Adams will be recognized for his strong commitment throughout his career to reducing gun violence. Adams began... Read More
Save the date! Annual Benefit Monday, November 2

Save the date! Annual Benefit Monday, November 2

Mark your calendars now for the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit scheduled for Monday, November 2 in New York City. This year’s honorees include: • Lewis Black, comedian, social critic and outspoken advocate for strong... Read More