working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
New Miller Mentorship Program Trains Youth Activists

New Miller Mentorship Program Trains Youth Activists

  This summer our new Miller Mentorship Program is training seven high school students to make change in their communities. The mentees–who participate in our ReACTION Youth Program during the school year–are exploing how gunRead More
Summer Workshops for Youth

Summer Workshops for Youth

Youth leaders from Youth Over Guns are out delivering community workshops to middle school- and high school-aged youth on gun violence prevention and advocacy training.Read More
Latest From NYAGV Education Fund
NYAGV Ed Fund to Expand School-Based Education Program With New Grant

NYAGV Ed Fund to Expand School-Based Education Program With New Grant

The New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund will be expanding its ReACTION Youth Program–an innovative school-based gun violence prevention program–thanks to a grant from The New York Community Trust and funding from the New York City Council and New York State Senate. With the two-year $160,000 grant, NYAGV expects... Read More
Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Several narratives have taken hold in the media and in public discussion about gun violence in America. But are all of these narratives true? At the August 1 Miller Mentorship workshop, the students examined these narratives by: Putting their assumptions about gun violence to the test; Exploring aspects of the... Read More
Save the date! Annual Benefit – October 28 in NYC

Save the date! Annual Benefit – October 28 in NYC

Mark your calendar and reserve your sponsorship today! Your tax-deductible donation benefits youth and community education to prevent gun violence. Read More
New Summer Youth Education Programs Underway

New Summer Youth Education Programs Underway

The NYAGV Education Fund has launched two new youth-led summer programs to train youth advocates! Miller Mentorship Program: This summer we’re empowering our students to step out of the classroom and advocate in their communities. Our outstanding team of youth leaders and staff are mentoring seven high school students who... Read More
Youth Ed Program Empowers Students to Make Positive Change

Youth Ed Program Empowers Students to Make Positive Change

Students in our ReAction Youth Education Program to prevent gun violence learn to use their power to make positive change in their communities. With a year-long curriculum focusing on personal responsibility and group and community engagement, students learn life-long skills –such as public speaking, debating, planning and organizing, and conflict resolution–so they can take... Read More