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Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Students a Look at State Government

Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Students a Look at State Government

Thanks to our supporters who sponsored our ReACTION Youth Education Program students for the  2018 Albany Day field trip! Students from across New York State– including communities from all five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, the Hudson Valley, Saratoga Springs, Albany, and Buffalo–got the unique experience of seeing state... Read More
Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Our ReACTION Youth Program students were thrilled to be part of the historic DC March For Our Lives! Thanks to your support, NYAGV was able to bring two buses of young people to the March 24 event. They landed a great spot to hear all the speeches–and they’re excited and empowered to... Read More
Shop Amazon and support NYAGV education programs.

Shop Amazon and support NYAGV education programs.

When you shop Amazon, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the NYAGV Education Fund–at no additional cost to you. Just shop through Smile.Amazon.com throughout the year. It’s an easy way to support NYAGV youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence. Read More
Congratulations to NYAGV's Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to NYAGV’s Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the ReAction Youth Education Scholarships! ReAction is the NYAGV Education Fund’s gun violence prevention program taught at New York City public high schools. The students, all seniors attending college in fall 2017, were awarded $750 scholarships for their outstanding leadership and participation as well as the... Read More
Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Thanks to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) for its generous donation to the NYAGV Education Fund! BC/EFA made the donation in honor of the company of A Bronx Tale, a musical currently running on Broadway. The cast of A Bronx Tale–which recently participated in BC/EFA’s spring fundraising campaign–is committed to the importance... Read More
ReAction Student Highlights

ReAction Student Highlights

Highlights of our ReAction Youth Education Program for February-March: At Queens High School John Bowne, these future law school students were encouraged to analyze the role of the second amendment in the debate about gun regulations, and describe the main arguments offered by organizations for and against gun regulation. The... Read More
Youth Ed Students Heading to Albany

Youth Ed Students Heading to Albany

On Tuesday, May 2, the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program students 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. Albany Day will be a life-changing experience for these students. Won’t you please... Read More
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