working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
Tickets on sale for NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit on October 28th

Tickets on sale for NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit on October 28th

Please join us for an inspiring evening celebrating our growth and our victories. This year’s honorees include award-winning author Angie Thomas, Speaker of the NYS Assembly Carl E. Heastie, NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, NYS Senator Brian Kavanagh, and the students of Youth Over Guns....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
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
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