These high school students–from Crown Heights, Brooklyn; the Bronx; lower Manhattan, and Jamaica, Queens–will also be able to apply the skills they’ve learned in the Program–public speaking, debating, planning and organizing.
- Morning: Meet with legislators–Thank legislators who supported gun safety laws and urge their support for A.2217/S.1302, the gun dealer bill.
- Afternoon: Hold their own press conference in the Capitol Well, with outstanding students speaking on behalf of the group.
Please support this field trip! Your generous contribution will help cover to costs of buses and meals and ensure we can bring every reACTION student from these schools. Thank you!
The ReAction Youth Program is a gun violence prevention program of the NYAGV Education Fund that focuses on youth living in New York City communities plagued by gun violence. ReACTION helps students resist guns and gun violence through hands-on activities and a year-long curriculum focusing on personal responsibility, group interactions and community engagement.