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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... 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... 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... 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... Read More
Kelly Report Looks to Solutions on Gun Violence

Kelly Report Looks to Solutions on Gun Violence

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Illinois, has issued a report on gun violence that she hopes will spur Congressional action on the issue. Citing the horrifying state of gun violence in the... Read More
ReACTION Kids Lobby Albany for Gun Safety

ReACTION Kids Lobby Albany for Gun Safety

The reACTION Youth Program students got first-hand experience and an inside look at state government on their Albany Lobby Day field trip. The teens–from New York City public schools–meet with state representatives and organized their... Read More
Albany Lobby Day a success!

Albany Lobby Day a success!

Yesterday’s Albany Lobby Day was a great trip–and the reACTION Youth Program kids were inspiring. These student advocates­–from public schools in Crown Heights, Harlem and Washington Heights—met with legislators and shared their personal stories of gun violence.... Read More