working to reduce gun violence through education and community engagement
Help keep guns away from kids.

Help keep guns away from kids.

One third of US households with children under the age of 18 contain firearms–and many of those are stored unlocked and loaded.Read More
Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Help transform young lives with a tax-deductible donation to the NYAGV Education Fund. Read More
reACTION Youth Program: Keeping Kids Away From Guns

reACTION Youth Program: Keeping Kids Away From Guns

NYC teens learn how to resist guns and gun violence.Read More
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Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Akeal Christopher died on what would have been his 15th birthday, July 10, 2012.  Fourteen days earlier, Akeal was shot in the head as he was returning to his father’s home after a graduation party in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Read More
reACTION Youth Program Added to Brooklyn High School

reACTION Youth Program Added to Brooklyn High School

Thanks to the support of our members, The Funding Network, and other generous donors, the reACTION Youth Program to prevent gun violence has been brought to the High School for Democracy and Leadership Wingate Campus in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Read More
Kids and Guns: A Hidden Camera Experiment

Kids and Guns: A Hidden Camera Experiment

Think your child knows not to touch a gun?  Watch this frightening video from ABC and think again. The video is from the network’s “Young Guns” special being shown this Friday, January 31, at 10 pm on ”20/20.” “Young Guns”–hosted by Diane Sawyer–focuses on ”children’s irresistible temptation to play with guns.”  Through hidden camera experiments with children, the show focuses on how dangerous unlocked guns can be... Read More
Share this flyer: A bullet won't stop...

Share this flyer: A bullet won’t stop…

Share this flyer and take action against gun violence. A bullet won’t stop to give a child a chance… Read More
reACTION Student Q&A: Dean P.

reACTION Student Q&A: Dean P.

Dean P. is an 11th grader at the High School for Public Service in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. This is his first year in reACTION, an after-school program that teaches New York City teens how to avoid guns and gun violence. He was interviewed recently by Kira B., a student volunteer. Q. How have you personally... Read More
reACTION Student Q&A: Leah T.

reACTION Student Q&A: Leah T.

Leah T. is an 11th grader at the High School for Public Service in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. This is her third year in reACTION, an after-school program that teaches New York City teens how to avoid guns and gun violence. Leah was interviewed recently by Kira B., a student volunteer. Q. How have you personally... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: D’aja Robinson, 14

Faces of NY Gun Violence: D’aja Robinson, 14

D’aja Robinson, 14, had just been at a sweet 16 party in Jamaica, Queens, when she boarded a Q6 city bus with some friends.  She was killed by a gunshot to the head when a 21-year-old gang member allegedly fired at least nine .40-caliber bullets into the side of the bus. Police say D’aja was not... Read More
Stop Gun Violence Now Theater Festival to Be Held December 12-15

Stop Gun Violence Now Theater Festival to Be Held December 12-15

Don’t miss the Stop Gun Violence Now Theater Festival–December 12-15 in New York City– featuring four days of powerful theater performances and panel discussions on gun violence and what can be done to help stop it. Held in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Newtown Massacre, the festival willpresented by the Chrysalis Theatre Company and benefit NYAGV and other gun... Read More