working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

Hot off the presses! Check out this feature on New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Ed Fund’s ReACTION program and Youth Over Guns in the April 5th issue of The New Yorker!Read More
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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 gun 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 participated in our school-based ReACTION... 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 action to improve their lives... 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,  Jamaica, and the Bronx–will also be... Read More