working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
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...Read More
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Youth Education Students Heading to Albany May 7

Youth Education Students Heading to Albany May 7

On Tuesday, May 7, students from our ReAction Youth Education Program will be headed to Albany on a field trip to see state government in action! They’ll get a chance to meet with legislators and share their experiences about gun violence. These high school students–from New York City communities such as Crown Heights, ... Read More
Will you help transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation?

Will you help transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation?

Thanks to your past support, this past year we provided crucial programs to educate the next generation of leaders in gun violence prevention. Our ReACTION Youth Program students learned life-long skills such as public speaking, debating, planning and organizing, and conflict resolution–skills that will empower them to fight for change in... Read More
Thanks for your support!

Thanks for your support!

Thank you for supporting our Annual Benefit & Silent Auction held October 9 in New York City! Your generous support will benefit NYAGV Education Fund youth and community programs to reduce gun violence, and will help us nurture the next generation of gun-violence-prevention leaders! Thanks to our honorees: ReACTION student leaders Paola... Read More
Youth Advocates to Be Honored at Annual Benefit on October 9

Youth Advocates to Be Honored at Annual Benefit on October 9

Two youth advocates will be among the honorees at our 2018 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on Tuesday, October 9 in New York City. Gregory Williams and Paola Paez are alumni of the NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Program and graduates of City-As High School in Manhattan. Paez is a Bronx native and completed high school in three years. Williams lives in... Read More
And the honorees are. . .

And the honorees are. . .

The NYAGV Education Fund is pleased to announce that it will be honoring several inspiring gun violence prevention leaders at its 2018 Annual Benefit on Tuesday, October 9 in New York City: Edward Skyler, Citi’s Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs, for Citi’s leadership as the first major bank to institute sensible restrictions on... Read More
2018 Annual Benefit: Supporting Youth GVP Leaders

2018 Annual Benefit: Supporting Youth GVP Leaders

Reserve your tickets and sponsorship today and help support the next generation of gun-violence-prevention leaders! Read More
Save the date! 2018 Annual Benefit - Tuesday, October 9 in NYC

Save the date! 2018 Annual Benefit – Tuesday, October 9 in NYC

Reserve your sponsorship today and help support the next generation of gun-violence-prevention leaders! Read More
Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Students a Look at State Government

Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Students a Look at State Government

Thanks to our supporters who sponsored our ReACTION Youth Education Program students for the  2018 Albany Day field trip! Students from across New York State– including communities from all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, the Hudson Valley, Saratoga Springs, Albany, and Buffalo–got the unique experience of seeing state... Read More