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gun violence since 1993
Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Youth and community education is a crucial part of reducing gun violence in our communities.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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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
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
2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

2017 Annual Benefit Highlights

Thank you for supporting Monday’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction! Over 300 joined us in honoring New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, former New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, and activist Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton. Your support benefitted The NYAGV Education Fund’s ReAction Youth Education Program, taught in New York public schools, and community education and outreach programs. Read More