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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
2013 Annual Benefit Draws 400

2013 Annual Benefit Draws 400

The NYAGV Education Fund’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction drew approximately 400 people to the Rosenthal Pavilion at the NYU Kimmel Center in New York City on October 21. The event was held to support youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence. Honorees included: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, recipient of the Allard... Read More
In the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

In the News: The New Yorker Profiles NYAGV Education Director

The New Yorker recently profiled Shaina Harrison, Program Director of the reACTION youth program–the NYAGV Education Fund’s after-school class that teaches teens about gun violence and its prevention. The New Yorker article, “Red Hook Postcard: Community Guns,” appears on pages Read More
reACTION Kids Travel to DC for Gun Safety

reACTION Kids Travel to DC for Gun Safety

Forty-five Brooklyn high school students from NYAGV’s reACTION youth program took a field trip to Washington, DC, on April 30 to meet with their representatives about gun violence and to advocate for common sense gun safety laws. The students delivered letters to New York Congressional representatives in their districts asking them to support background checks... Read More