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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ReAction Classroom Highlights: January

ReAction Classroom Highlights: January

This month at Queens High School for Community Service and Leadership, ReACTION students discussed the concept of community: How they’re all a part of a community, how their communities help define them, and how they can act to improve their communities. Through a “community mapping” exercise, students explored the strengths... Read More
ReAction Classroom Highlights: December

ReAction Classroom Highlights: December

The ReACTION Youth Education Program to prevent gun violence serves approximately 800 students in New York City public high schools, many in communities prone to gun violence. Below are highlights from Fall 2016. Read More
Will you help us build a safer New York?

Will you help us build a safer New York?

With your help and support, this past year NYAGV was able to reach more New Yorkers all over the state to educate them about gun violence and what they can do to prevent it. But as the headlines show, so much more needs to be done. In just a few... Read More
Thank you.

Thank you.

Thanks for supporting the NYAGV Annual Benefit & Silent Auction in support of youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence.  Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

For the 2015-2016 school year, the NYAGV Education Fund awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors attending college in fall 2016, were awarded for their outstanding leadership and participation as well as the lessons they took away from the program.... Read More
This #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

This #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

Tuesday, November 29, is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back to the causes that are meaningful to you. We hope when you give on #GivingTuesday, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll decide to give against gun violence. Read More
Albany Field Trip: An Unforgettable Experience!

Albany Field Trip: An Unforgettable Experience!

Albany Lobby Day 2016 was an unforgettable experience for the nearly 200 ReAction Youth Program students who attended the field trip on May 3. Many of the ReAction students have experienced gun violence first hand, and they were able to share their stories with legislators and staff and at a... Read More
How will your sponsorship make a difference?

How will your sponsorship make a difference?

Want to make a difference? Consider becoming a sponsor of the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit, November 15 in New York City!  Your tax-deductible donation goes a long way in covering costs to fund youth scholarships, add youth programs to additional schools, and increase our offerings of community workshops–all in efforts to... Read More