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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
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
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
ReACTION Students Meet the Mayor

ReACTION Students Meet the Mayor

Some of the students in the NYAGV reACTION Youth Program got to meet New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, at a recent movie screening in Manhattan. The students–all from the Leadership and Public Service High School  in lower Manhattan–were on hand for the March 16 premiere... Read More
NYAGV Presents Scholarships to ReAction Students

NYAGV Presents Scholarships to ReAction Students

The NYAGV Education Fund presented its first-ever scholarships to three students who excelled in its ReAction Youth Program.  Held in public high schools in Harlem, Crown Heights, the Bronx and other communities, the Program teaches students how to resist guns and gun violence and how toStudents in our ReAction Youth Education Program learn to use their power to make positive change in their communities.  Read More
Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Kids an Inside Look at State Government

Albany Field Trip Gives ReACTION Kids an Inside Look at State Government

NYAGV’s ReACTION Youth Program students got the unique experience of experiencing state government first hand on their May 4 Albany Day Field trip. These teens–from high schools in Crown Heights, the Bronx and Harlem–had an action-packed day in which they had the opportunity to: Meet with theirSupport NYAGV youth education programs to reduce gun violence.  Read More