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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
New! Westchester Regional Benefit - April 26, 2018

New! Westchester Regional Benefit – April 26, 2018

Reserve your tickets today!  Amy Paulin Join us in Westchester as we honor area leaders in gun violence prevention at the NYAGV Education Fund’s 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit on Thursday, April 26. The event benefits youth and community education programs to prevent gun violence and will be held at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester.... Read More
Check Out This New Video of Our ReACTION Youth Education Program

Check Out This New Video of Our ReACTION Youth Education Program

Taught in New York City public schools, ReACTION is the NYAGV Education Fund’s youth education program to prevent and reduce gun violence. At this year-long program, students learn about the dangers of gun violence and how they can advocate to make positive change in their communities. Check out the new video! Youth... 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
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
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