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Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has launched the Smart Gun Design Competition for New York City college and university students to develop workable smart gun technology. The purpose of the... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

“My 16-Year-Old Brother Was Shot to Death and No One Was Arrested” — Nathalie Arzu’s Story  Read More
Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman--August 4 in NYC

Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman–August 4 in NYC

New York Senator Brad Hoylman will be hosting a free screening of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, this Thursday, August 4 in New York City. Please join us... Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

The NYAGV Education Fund recently awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors going on to college in the fall, were awarded for their... Read More
Hold your barbecue with NYAGV this summer.

Hold your barbecue with NYAGV this summer.

Your friends and neighbors are as concerned as you are about gun violence. So this summer, invite them over for a summer barbecue or house party–and have an NYAGV rep as one of... Read More
Remember the Students Lost to Gun Violence: Sign Their Yearbook

Remember the Students Lost to Gun Violence: Sign Their Yearbook

Unlike millions of other students in the U.S., not all get the chance to have their high school yearbook signed by their friends. Why? Because each year, 2,000 young Americans lose... Read More
Wear Orange June 2!

Wear Orange June 2!

Thursday, June 2 is Gun Violence Awareness Day. If you believe there’s more we can do to save American lives from gun violence, wear Orange! Read More
"Ghost Vote" Campaign Highlights Voices Silenced By Gun Violence

“Ghost Vote” Campaign Highlights Voices Silenced By Gun Violence

NYAGV has joined the “Ghost Vote” campaign by States United to Prevent Gun Violence and the Newtown Action Alliance to draw attention to the voices silenced by gun violence. How do... Read More