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Reserve your tickets now to NYAGV's Annual Benefit - Nov. 15 in NYC

Reserve your tickets now to NYAGV’s Annual Benefit – Nov. 15 in NYC

Reserve your sponsorship and tickets now for the NYAGV Education Fund 2016 Annual Benefit! Scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 in New York City, this popular event supports youth and community education programs to prevent and reduce gun violence. Read More
Join us Nov. 15 in NYC!

Join us Nov. 15 in NYC!

Reserve your tickets now to the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit honoring Yoko Ono and Jumaane Williams. Read More
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 well as the lessons they took away from the program. Congratulations to each of these... 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 able to share their stories with legislators and staff and at a press conference in the well... 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 violence. Albany Day is a life-changing experience for these students. Won’t you please help defray the costs of... 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 students’ perceptions of guns and gun violence. Watch and share the video! 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 Bronx and Harlem–the opportunity to experience state government first hand. 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 at state government, meet legislators and staff, and hold a rally to pass measures to Read More