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
Transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation.

Transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation.

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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... 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... 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... 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... 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