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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
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
Join us for "Pints & Postcards" at Ample Hills Creamery Sept. 13

Join us for “Pints & Postcards” at Ample Hills Creamery Sept. 13

Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn is giving back to the community and hosting a “Pints & Postcards” gathering for NYAGV! Mark your calendar now for Wednesday, September 13 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
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... Read More
NYAGV's Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

NYAGV’s Harrison to Speak at Albany Conference February 18

Shaina Harrison, NYAGV Program Director, will be speaking on the “Innovative Strategies to Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color” panel at this weekend’s Annual Legislative Conference of the New York... Read More
Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress Votes to Make it Easier for the Mentally Ill to Get Guns

Congress is making it easier for mentally ill people to buy firearms, after the Senate voted 57-43 to approve to H.J.Res. 40 on February 16. The resolution, expected... Read More