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.

 

Estudiantes de Miami entonan himno de solidaridad, igualdad y justicia

Estudiantes de Miami entonan himno de solidaridad, igualdad y justicia

La expresión colectiva amplifica el mensaje. Igualdad, justicia, empatía y solidaridad son algunos de los elementos que componen la canción entonada por casi 500 estudiantes del condado de Miami Dade.
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Watch 500 Miami kids singing ‘Glory’ and try not to cry in front of your computer

Watch 500 Miami kids singing ‘Glory’ and try not to cry in front of your computer

Nearly 500 students across Miami-Dade County came together to recreate a cover music video of the song for Guitars Over Guns, a nonprofit helping disadvantaged youth find their voices, literally.
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7Miles rocks out LIVE on Good Day Chicago ahead of YAS! Fest

7Miles rocks out LIVE on Good Day Chicago ahead of YAS! Fest

YAS! Fest takes place Sept. 21st at Millennium Park.
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Music Mentor Changing Students Lives With ‘Guitars Over Guns’ A Cappella Ensemble

Music Mentor Changing Students Lives With ‘Guitars Over Guns’ A Cappella Ensemble

“90 percent of our kids improve in every area of development and that is not an exaggeration on numbers, that’s a fact, which is something to be proud of. They always walk away feeling proud of themselves."
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Making a Difference: Guitars Over Guns

Making a Difference: Guitars Over Guns

NBC 6’s Arlene Borenstein introduces us to a woman making a difference by giving struggling kids a voice through music – minus the instruments.
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Jim Berry……. Sports anchor with a “secret life”

Jim Berry……. Sports anchor with a “secret life”

For the past few years, Jim has been involved with Guitars Over Guns, a program in which professional musicians provide after-school instruction and mentorship in several Miami-Dade County schools.
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5 Questions with Michelle Forman, Mentor & Singer

5 Questions with Michelle Forman, Mentor & Singer

"I always try to inspire the kids and empower them to choose songs that have a positive message for the world."
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Helping South Florida Kids Thrive

Helping South Florida Kids Thrive

One of the people honored was Michelle Forman with the organization Guitars over Guns. Michele received the Excellence in Direct Service to Children and Families Award.
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Positive People in Pinecrest – Emily Veguilla

Positive People in Pinecrest – Emily Veguilla

Palmetto Senior High School rising senior Emily Veguilla has organized a benefit concert called Life Over Bullets wto raise awareness about gun violence. The proceeds from the Pinecrest Gardens concert were donated to Guitars Over Guns.
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