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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
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
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
Reserve your tickets now for the NYAGV Annual Benefit - Nov. 15, NYC

Reserve your tickets now for the NYAGV Annual Benefit – Nov. 15, NYC

Come out to support NYAGV’s youth and community education programs! Read More
Save the date! NYAGV Annual Benefit - November 15 in NYC

Save the date! NYAGV Annual Benefit – November 15 in NYC

Come out to support NYAGV’s youth and community education programs!  Read More