legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Give the gift of NYAGV membership.

Give the gift of NYAGV membership.

For just $35, you can give your loved ones a truly meaningful gift: A membership in NYAGV. Read More
Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Don’t let the NRA-backed Congress override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws.Read More
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Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

With easy access to guns too often leading to tragedy, youth and community education is a crucial part of reducing gun violence in our communities. Thanks to supporters like you, this past year we were able to continue our work to educate young people and community members about the dangers of gun violence and how... Read More
Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who commit domestic violence crimes. The legislation would require the immediate removal of all firearms from individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors and prohibit those individuals from... Read More
This holiday season, shop Amazon and support NYAGV.

This holiday season, shop Amazon and support NYAGV.

When you shop Amazon this holiday season, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the NYAGV Education Fund–at no additional cost to you–when you shop through Smile.Amazon.com. It’s an easy way to support NYAGV youth and community education programs to reduce gun violence. It’s simple:  Just add the NYAGV Education Fund as your preferred charitable organization on... Read More
These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won't be forgotten.

These New York reps voted YES on Concealed Carry Reciprocity. Tell them their vote to endanger New Yorkers won’t be forgotten.

Yesterday, the full U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a very dangerous bill–the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (CCR) Act, which will now move to the Senate. Although this act was opposed by New York law enforcement and would override our strong gun laws, seven New York representatives voted YES! If enacted, CCR will force... Read More
Join us for the National Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Join us for the National Vigils to #EndGunViolence

December 14, 2017 is the five year mark of the heartbreaking Sandy Hook tragedy. Since that tragic day in Newtown five years ago, 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns. Gun violence impacts all of our communities. Make sure its victims, survivors and the families impacted by gun violence are not forgotten. Join us... Read More
Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House--Take Action to Stop It!

Concealed Carry Bill Advances in the House–Take Action to Stop It!

Yesterday the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 passed the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and is on the way to be voted on the House floor. This dangerous NRA-backed bill would override state gun laws and force states like New York to accept weaker concealed carry laws of other states. We New Yorkers have fought... Read More
On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back to the causes that are meaningful to you. We hope when you give on #GivingTuesday November 28, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll decide to give against gun violence. Read More
Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth Education is Invaluable to Reducing Gun Violence

Youth education is invaluable to reducing gun violence in our communities. That’s why the NYAGV Education Fund created the ReACTION Youth Education Program.  At this year-long program taught in New York City public schools, students learn about the dangers of gun violence and how they can advocate to make positive change in their communities. Check out the video! Read More