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New Summer Programs Train Youth Advocates

New Summer Programs Train Youth Advocates

The NYAGV Education Fund has launched two new youth-led summer programs to train youth advocates! Miller Mentorship Program This summer we’re empowering our students to step out of the classroom and advocate in their communities. Our outstanding team of youth... Read More
Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth leaders from Youth Over Guns are out delivering community workshops to middle school- and high school-aged youth on gun violence prevention and advocacy training. Read More
Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining NYAGV and our coalition partners for last Saturday’s NYC Solidarity Walk for Survivors of Gun Violence over the Brooklyn Bridge! You helped show you support for those who’ve experienced the trauma of gun violence, and to... Read More
Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks to our supporters who stepped up and sponsored students for Albany Youth Advocacy Day! Because of your support, our youth leaders are more energized than ever to advocate for safe schools and communities. Students from our ReACTION high school program... Read More
Why I'm going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Why I’m going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Hi, my name is Andrea Gonzalez and I am the Director of Operations for Youth Over Guns.  Our mission is to empower young people of color to advocate for policy and community-based solutions that will reduce and... Read More
Will you sponsor a student for Albany Youth Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student for Albany Youth 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... Read More
Join us Sunday in NYC for "Keep On"--Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday in NYC for “Keep On”–Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday afternoon, March 24, at The Improv Asylum in Manhattan for “Keep On”–an afternoon of performances by youth activists against gun violence. The event, which marks one year since March for Our... Read More
Will you give $40 to support a youth activist for #GivingTuesday?

Will you give $40 to support a youth activist for #GivingTuesday?

Young people across the country have brought new energy to the gun violence prevention movement–and NYAGV is supporting their efforts. Youth Over Guns (YOG)–a New York-based, youth-led grassroots group–is now part of NYAGV. YOG’s youth... Read More