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
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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
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