legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Save the date for NYAGV's Annual Benefit!

Save the date for NYAGV’s Annual Benefit!

Tuesday, November 15 in NYC–mark your calendar! Read More
The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

Mark your calendar for Sunday, September 25!Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has launched the Smart Gun Design Competition for New York City college and university students to develop workable smart gun technology. The purpose of the competition is to develop methods for preventing unauthorized users of guns from using them. The top five teams will be given $10,000 in funding to... Read More
NYAGV's Annual Benefit is Nov. 15!

NYAGV’s Annual Benefit is Nov. 15!

Plan now to attend the NYAGV Education Fund 2016 Annual Benefit scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 in New York City. This event supports invaluable youth and community education programs to prevent and reduce gun violence. Plans are still in the making, but NYAGV is proud to announce: Actor and comedian Richard Kind, as event host.  New York City... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

“My 16-Year-Old Brother Was Shot to Death and No One Was Arrested” — Nathalie Arzu’s Story  Read More
Hold your barbecue with NYAGV this summer.

Hold your barbecue with NYAGV this summer.

Your friends and neighbors are as concerned as you are about gun violence. So this summer, invite them over for a summer barbecue or house party–and have an NYAGV rep as one of your guests. NYAGV will provide materials and a speaker, and give you and your guests a quick update about the latest gun... Read More
Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman--August 4 in NYC

Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman–August 4 in NYC

New York Senator Brad Hoylman will be hosting a free screening of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, this Thursday, August 4 in New York City. Please join us at the event–which also includes a followup panel discussion–at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, from 6-9 pm. Following the film screening, stay for the Q&A... Read More
NYAGV Applauds NYC Pension Fund's Move to Divest of Gun Stocks

NYAGV Applauds NYC Pension Fund’s Move to Divest of Gun Stocks

NYAGV welcomes the decision by a major pension fund, the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), to divest of its holdings of companies selling firearms. NYCERS will sell its investments of the retailers WalMart, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., and Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. While NYCERS voted to divest its holdings in firearms... Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

The NYAGV Education Fund recently awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors going on to college in the fall, 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
Join us July 24: "Playwrights for a Cause" Benefiting NYAGV

Join us July 24: “Playwrights for a Cause” Benefiting NYAGV

Playwrights For a Cause will put their voices to the topic of gun violence in five amazing works on Sunday evening, July 24, for the benefit of NYAGV’s advocacy fund. The event, at the Atlantic Theater in Manhattan, will feature these world-premiere plays: “Doublecross” by John Patrick Shanley; “Security” by Israel Horovitz; “BEFORE” by Penny Jackson;... Read More