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ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

ReAction Program helps teens avoid gun violence.

The ReAction Youth Education Program helps students resist guns and gun violence through hands-on activities and a year-long curriculumRead More
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Youth Ed Students Heading to Albany

Youth Ed Students Heading to Albany

On Tuesday, May 2, the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program students will be headed to Albany on a field trip to see state government in action! They’ll get a chance to meet with legislators and share their experiences about gun violence. Albany Day will be a life-changing experience for these students. Won’t you please help support this trip and... Read More
ReAction Classroom Highlights: January

ReAction Classroom Highlights: January

This month at Queens High School for Community Service and Leadership, ReACTION students discussed the concept of community: How they’re all a part of a community, how their communities help define them, and how they can act to improve their communities. Through a “community mapping” exercise, students explored the strengths and struggles of their communities... Read More
ReAction Classroom Highlights: December

ReAction Classroom Highlights: December

The ReACTION Youth Education Program to prevent gun violence serves approximately 800 students in New York City public high schools, many in communities prone to gun violence. Below are highlights from Fall 2016. Read More
Will you help us build a safer New York?

Will you help us build a safer New York?

With your help and support, this past year NYAGV was able to reach more New Yorkers all over the state to educate them about gun violence and what they can do to prevent it. But as the headlines show, so much more needs to be done. In just a few short weeks, we’ll have a... Read More
Thank you.

Thank you.

Thanks for supporting the NYAGV Annual Benefit & Silent Auction in support of youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence.  Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

For the 2015-2016 school year, the NYAGV Education Fund awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors attending college in fall 2016, 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
This #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

This #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

Tuesday, November 29, is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back to the causes that are meaningful to you. We hope when you give on #GivingTuesday, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll decide to give against gun violence. Read More
Albany Field Trip: An Unforgettable Experience!

Albany Field Trip: An Unforgettable Experience!

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