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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
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
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