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2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

–New York State Legislators, Youth Activists, and Award-Winning Author to Be Honored at the October 28 Gala– The NYAGV Education Fund has announced the honorees for its 2019 Annual Benefit on October 28 in New York City. The event supports NYAGV youth and community education programs. (Click here to reserve... Read More
Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Several narratives have taken hold in the media and in public discussion about gun violence in America. But are all of these narratives true? At the August 1 Miller Mentorship workshop, the students examined these narratives by: Putting their assumptions about gun violence to the test; Exploring aspects of the... Read More
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... 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┬ástudents 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