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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 2017, were awarded $750 scholarships for their outstanding leadership and participation as well as the lessons they took away from the program.... 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 other gun-related tragedies in New York State. But our work is not done. We’ll be pushing the New York State Senate to pass an ERPO bill (S.5447) next session. We... 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.           Read More
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 a court to remove guns from individuals who are dangerous to themselves or others, reducing the potential for suicides and mass shootings. NYAGV and its... 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 victims–most members of the LGBT community–who lost their lives in this terrible massacre in Orlando. Help us... Read More
June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month. Mark your calendars to join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups at these events and help spread the word about our country’s gun violence problem.   Read More
Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Thanks to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) for its generous donation to the NYAGV Education Fund! BC/EFA made the donation in honor of the company of A Bronx Tale, a musical currently running on Broadway. The cast of A Bronx Tale–which recently participated in BC/EFA’s spring fundraising campaign–is committed to the importance of responsible gun ownership and... Read More
Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

The gun lobby and their friends in Washington are pushing measures that will bring more guns into our communities. To resist their dangerous agenda and keep New Yorkers safe, we need to strengthen our state laws. NYAGV has been working hard with lawmakers, law enforcement, and advocates to urge passage of several common sense gun... Read More