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New York's New ERPO/ "Red Flag" Law Takes Effect August 24

New York’s New ERPO/ “Red Flag” Law Takes Effect August 24

New York’s new Extreme Risk (“Red Flag”) Protection Order bill takes effect on August 24, 2019. The law establishes a court process for removing firearms from individuals who pose a serious threat to themselves or others.Read More
Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth leaders from Youth Over Guns are out delivering community workshops to middle school- and high school-aged youth on gun violence prevention and advocacy training.Read More
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NYAGV Announces Statewide Education Program on New ERPO/Red Flag Law

NYAGV Announces Statewide Education Program on New ERPO/Red Flag Law

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence will be launching a campaign to educate New Yorkers about the state’s new Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Law (also known as the “Red Flag” Law). The new law–which goes into effect on August 24–establishes a civil court process for removing firearms from individuals who pose a serious threat to... Read More
NYAGV Ed Fund to Expand School-Based Education Program With New Grant

NYAGV Ed Fund to Expand School-Based Education Program With New Grant

The New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund will be expanding its ReACTION Youth Program–an innovative school-based gun violence prevention program–thanks to a grant from The New York Community Trust and funding from the New York City Council and New York State Senate. With the two-year $160,000 grant, NYAGV expects to triple the youth program’s... Read More
New York acted. Will Washington?

New York acted. Will Washington?

New York recently strengthened its gun laws. Washington should follow its lead. Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed six new gun safety laws that NYAGV had advocated for over many years. We’re grateful to the Governor and the State Legislature for having the leadership and courage to take action and save lives. Washington needs to... Read More
Candlelight Vigil - Monday, Aug. 5 @ 7 pm in Brooklyn

Candlelight Vigil – Monday, Aug. 5 @ 7 pm in Brooklyn

Join us tonight for a candlelight vigil at Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. Mourn the victims of the recent horrific mass shootings and demand action to stop gun violence. Read More
Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Several narratives have taken hold in the media and in public discussion about gun violence in America. But are all of these narratives true? At the NYAGV Education Fund’s Miller Mentorship workshop held August 1, the students examined these narratives by: Put their assumptions about gun violence to test; Explored aspects of the gun violence... Read More
Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

–Marks Significant Progress in NYAGV’s State Legislative Agenda– This week Governor Andrew Cuomo signed six new gun safety laws that NYAGV had advocated for over many years. The new laws include: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention—One of NYAGV’s top legislative priorities, the law requires gun owners who live with children under 16, or who know a... Read More
We honor with action.

We honor with action.

We at New Yorkers Against Gun Violence and Youth Over Guns are deeply saddened by the mass shootings this weekend in Brooklyn and California that killed four and injured dozens more. From coast to coast, gun violence continues to destroy American communities on a daily basis, in tragic events that do not always make national... Read More
Save the date! NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit - October 28 in NYC

Save the date! NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit – October 28 in NYC

Mark your calendar and reserve your sponsorship today! Your tax-deductible donation benefits youth and community education to prevent gun violence.   Read More