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.

 

Carnival Helping At-Risk Teens Through the Power of Music

Carnival Helping At-Risk Teens Through the Power of Music

The entertainment team at Carnival heard about the Guitars Over Guns program and decided to host the organizers and kids for a workshop at the Carnival rehearsal studios in Davie, FL.
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Carnival Hosts Music Workshop

Carnival Hosts Music Workshop

During the workshop, which was conducted by members of Carnival’s entertainment team, GOGO ambassadors got a first-hand look at musical, technical and backstage career opportunities to inspire the aspiring young artists.
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Carnival’s Entertainment Team Partners with Guitars Over Guns to Host Music Workshop for At-Risk Teens at Carnival Studios

Carnival’s Entertainment Team Partners with Guitars Over Guns to Host Music Workshop for At-Risk Teens at Carnival Studios

Carnival Cruise Line recently partnered with Guitars Over Guns (GOGO) to host a day-long musical workshop for at-risk teens.
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Guitars Over Guns students make professional music video

Guitars Over Guns students make professional music video

This year, production and broadcast company Imagina US helped the students shine even brighter by giving the young musicians the opportunity of a lifetime — to record in a state-of-the-art facility.
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The Best Things to Do in Miami April 19 to April 25

The Best Things to Do in Miami April 19 to April 25

GOGO's spring showcase is "not just another fundraiser." It'll go down at the very cool and colorful Ball & Chain on Calle Ocho and present students showing off talents and skills.
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4.9.18 US Nonprofit News

4.9.18 US Nonprofit News

Students from Guitars Over Guns’ middle school programs across Miami-Dade County will converge for the annual Guitars Over Guns Student Showcase on Tuesday, April 24th.
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Guitars Over Guns

Guitars Over Guns

Singer, author and advocate Kim Cameron tells us about a mentoring program that uses music to empower at-risk youth.
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University of Miami 30 Under 30

University of Miami 30 Under 30

Since 2016, Andrew DeMuro has performed extensively with his Chicago trio, The Shades, and served as Regional Director for Guitars Over Guns, a non-profit with a music & mentoring focus.
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“Guitars Over Guns” Fights Hard Time With Hard Rock

“Guitars Over Guns” Fights Hard Time With Hard Rock

So far, the organization has offered musical mentorship to more than 2,000 at-risk youths, empowering them to stay in school and off the streets while also helping them find their own voices.
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