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Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join NYAGV for an upcoming GVP event near you! Brooklyn Reducing Gun Violence Summit: A Community Response Thursday, August 24 @ 6:00 pm • Kings County Hospital, T Building Auditorium, 2nd Fl, 451 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn... Read More
Save the date! 2017 Annual Benefit - Monday, October 23

Save the date! 2017 Annual Benefit – Monday, October 23

  Mark your calendars now for the NYAGV Education Fund 2017 Annual Benefit scheduled for Monday, October 23 at Espace in New York City. Details are still being worked out, so watch for more details... Read More
NYAGV Condemns Federal Bill to Preempt State and Local Gun Laws

NYAGV Condemns Federal Bill to Preempt State and Local Gun Laws

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence condemns H.R. 3576, a federal bill introduced by Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY 27, shown in photo) that would preempt state and local gun safety laws regulating rifles and... Read More
Congratulations to NYAGV's Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to NYAGV’s Youth Program Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the ReAction Youth Education Scholarships! ReAction is the NYAGV Education Fund’s gun violence prevention program taught at New York City public high schools. The students, all seniors attending college in fall... Read More
Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

Help Us Educate the Public and Advocate for the Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill

In June, the New York State Assembly passed the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (ERPO) (A.6994), life-saving legislation that will help prevent suicide, mass shootings, and... Read More
Gun Violence Awareness Month Activities

Gun Violence Awareness Month Activities

Thanks to all those who participated in Gun Violence Awareness Month and helped us spread the word about the nation’s gun violence problem that takes 33,000 American lives each year.          
Assembly Passes Bill to Keep Guns From Individuals in Crisis

Assembly Passes Bill to Keep Guns From Individuals in Crisis

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly for passing the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bill (A. 6994) (ERPO) in June. The bill would enable family members and others to petition... Read More
Remember Pulse

Remember Pulse

One year ago was the Pulse Nightclub massacre–the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.  Congress may have forgotten, but we haven’t. Please join NYAGV, Gays Against Guns, and other gun violence prevention advocates as we remember the 49... Read More