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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
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
ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

Students in our ReAction Youth Education Program learn to use their power to make positive change in their communities.  Read More
ReACTION Kids Promote Anti-Bullying

ReACTION Kids Promote Anti-Bullying

ReACTION Youth Program students at the Community Health Academy of the Heights–a public middle school in Washington Heights–held a school-wide assembly to teach their peers how to identify bullying and help stop it. The students discussed clips from the movie, “Bully,” participated in interactive exercises, and encouraged their peers to sign... Read More