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NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

The NYAGV Education Fund recently awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors going on to college in the fall, were awarded for their outstanding leadership and participation as... Read More
Youth Program's Albany Field Trip a Success!

Youth Program’s Albany Field Trip a Success!

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... Read More
Help us Take the ReAction Kids to Albany

Help us Take the ReAction Kids to Albany

On Tuesday, May 3, we’ll be taking students in the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program on a field trip to the state capital–where they’ll get a chance to meet with legislators, share their experiences, and advocate against gun... Read More
NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC's "Here and Now"

NYAGV Discusses Youth Education Program on WABC’s “Here and Now”

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, and Leah Gunn Barrett, NYAGV’s Executive Director, were interviewed on WABC’s “Here and Now” on November 8. The segment, hosted by Sandra Bookman, focused on NYAGV’s youth education program and the... Read More
Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Kids Get an Inside Look at State Government on Albany Field Trip

Thanks to all our supporters who helped to make Albany Lobby Day a success!  Held May 4, this popular field trip gave our reACTION Youth Program students–from high schools in Crown Heights, the... Read More
Meet us--and the kids--in Albany May 4.

Meet us–and the kids–in Albany May 4.

Monday, May 4 is Albany Lobby Day. Meet us at the Capitol Building with our reACTION Youth Program students to lobby for common sense gun laws. At this annual field trip, the reACTION students will get an inside look... Read More
Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

This year-end, help us transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation to the NYAGV Education Fund. Read More
Youth Education Program Changes Attitudes About Guns

Youth Education Program Changes Attitudes About Guns

Guns are still rampant in many New York neighborhoods–but teens in the reACTION Program reevaluate the role of guns in their lives and learn that guns don’t make them safe. ReACTION is the NYAGV Education Fund’s full-year youth... Read More