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Posts tagged "reACTION"
Will you sponsor a student for Albany Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student for Albany Advocacy Day?

Young people around the country are energized to fight gun violence and make their communities safe. That’s why we’re working to bring more students to Albany Advocacy Day for Youth on May 7, where they’ll meet with our state lawmakers,... Read More
Youth Over Guns Becomes Part of NYAGV

Youth Over Guns Becomes Part of NYAGV

NYAGV announced on November 26 that Youth Over Guns (YOG), a youth-led group, has become part of its 501(c)(4) organization. Read More
Stop Betsy DeVos's Plan to Arm Teachers

Stop Betsy DeVos’s Plan to Arm Teachers

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is considering an outrageous proposal that would allow states to use your federal tax dollars to arm schoolteachers. This dangerous proposal will not make our students safer—it will lead to more senseless deaths and... Read More
Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Students throughout the U.S. have re-energized the gun violence prevention movement. That’s why we’re working to bring more students from more locations throughout the state to this year’s Albany Advocacy Day field trip on Tuesday, May 15.... Read More
NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

Thanks to NYAGV members who attended Tuesday’s NYAGV Members Meeting in Manhattan. Attendees heard from: Rebecca Fischer, NYAGV Executive Director, who gave an update on gun-violence-prevention legislation, and urged members to take action on pending legislation. (See below.) Shaina Harrison, Program Director... Read More
Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth education is invaluable to reducing gun violence in our communities. That’s why the NYAGV Education Fund created the ReACTION Youth Education Program.  At this year-long program taught in New York City public schools, students learn about the dangers of gun violence and... Read More
2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

Thank you for supporting Monday’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction! Over 300 joined us in honoring New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, former New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, and activist Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton. Your support benefitted The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Education Program, taught in New York public... Read More
Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Education Program, which teaches public high school students about the dangers of gun violence and how to advocate for positive change, was recently profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle. Take a look at... Read More