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2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

Thank you for supporting Monday’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction!Read More
Latest From NYAGV
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
We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

We CAN Do Something to Prevent Mass Shootings

The “thoughts and prayers” of politicians will do nothing to prevent the next mass shooting. Or the next. Or the next. The truth is, much can be done to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals–and to help prevent the carnage that Americans fear each day, whether they’re at church, in school, at work, or... Read More
Individuals at Risk Should Not Have Access to Guns: Support NY's ERPO Bill

Individuals at Risk Should Not Have Access to Guns: Support NY’s ERPO Bill

We’ve seen way too often how when an individual in crisis has access to guns the result is often deadly–whether it’s a suicide of a loved one or a mass shooting of scores of innocent people. We must act to keep guns away from these individuals to prevent gun deaths and injuries! Individuals in crisis often exhibit... Read More
Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

Youth Education Program Profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle

The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Education Program, which teaches public high school students about the dangers of gun violence and how to advocate for positive change, was recently profiled by the Brooklyn Eagle. Take a look at the video! Read More
Even (some) Republican lawmakers agree: Ban bump stocks now!

Even (some) Republican lawmakers agree: Ban bump stocks now!

“Bump stocks” are attachments that enable semi-automatic weapons to fire much faster–and they need to be banned.  Twelve of the rifles of the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting were modified with bump stocks, allowing him to increase by up to 10 times the number of rounds he could fire, and to increase the carnage he... Read More
Sign the Petition to Support NY's Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Sign the Petition to Support NY’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Please help keep guns away from individuals in crisis by supporting New York’s Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (A.6994/ S.5447) (“ERPO”). September is Suicide Awareness Month–and we can reduce suicides in our state by enacting this crucial legislation. The ERPO bill would enable family members and others to petition a court to remove guns from individuals who... Read More
Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Make sure you’re on top of Second Amendment issues by attending The Second Amendment and Gun Laws: A Primer for Advocates on Tuesday, October 3 in Manhattan. At this free session–designed for gun violence prevention advocates–you’ll learn from an expert panel about Second Amendment history and doctrine and how the right to keep and bear... Read More
2017 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction - October 23 in NYC

2017 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction – October 23 in NYC

Join us for the NYAGV Education Fund 2017 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction and support youth education programs! Honorees include: Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General Daniel L. Squadron, Former New York State Senator Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, Gun Violence Prevention Activist Read More