News Highlights


Guitars Over Guns is thrilled to have received positive recognition over the past several years for our work with Miami and Chicago youth. Click on the links below to read more about our efforts, programs, and other special highlights.

 

‘Guitars Over Guns’ Uses Art as a Teaching Tool

‘Guitars Over Guns’ Uses Art as a Teaching Tool

Using art as a teaching tool is a new part of an innovative curriculum being taught at a South Side charter school, and as NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter found out, it's all driven by what the community wants.
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Five Questions for: Zack Bush

Five Questions for: Zack Bush

"Guitars Over Guns is very near and dear to my heart. The organization works with high-risk youths through music and I’ve seen first-hand remarkable transformations and incredible music talent."
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How nonprofits are using entrepreneurial skills, strategic thinking to change the world

How nonprofits are using entrepreneurial skills, strategic thinking to change the world

Last year, SVP chose Guitars Over Guns for a $100,000 grant and the expert guidance, and has been working with that organization to make sure it has the financial systems and funding strategies in place to fuel Guitars Over Guns’ national expansion.
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AT&T donates $50,000 to two Miami nonprofits focused on at-risk youth

AT&T donates $50,000 to two Miami nonprofits focused on at-risk youth

The contribution from AT&T will help the nonprofit provide academic support, standardized test preparation, and college application guidance to 45-60 at-risk high school students.
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Marlins make charity donation to Guitars Over Guns

Marlins make charity donation to Guitars Over Guns

The Guitars Over Guns organization comes to Marlins Park to receive a $25,000 donation from the Miami Marlins.
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This local group helps kids grow with music. On Friday, they will sing at Marlins Park

This local group helps kids grow with music. On Friday, they will sing at Marlins Park

These kids, students who have participated in the nonprofit Guitars Over Guns, are ready to soak in the moment of their young lifetime as the Marlins recognizing the organization Friday for one of their Charity Partner Days.
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Best of Miami 2018: Best Charity

Best of Miami 2018: Best Charity

Students whose communities have been wracked by gun violence find an outlet through Guitars Over Guns, which provides mentorship through music and the arts.
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Chicago students band together in Guitars Over Guns music program

Chicago students band together in Guitars Over Guns music program

Every week after school, aspiring guitarists, drummers, keyboardists and songwriters are invited to partake in a program that provides instruments and instruction, free of cost.
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Mentoring Matters: Guitars Over Guns Uses Music To Mentor Young Minds

Mentoring Matters: Guitars Over Guns Uses Music To Mentor Young Minds

Thanks to a generous leap in sponsorships and donations, the program will expand to twelve Miami schools next year.
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