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Tickets on sale for NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit on October 28th

Tickets on sale for NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit on October 28th

Please join us for an inspiring evening celebrating our growth and our victories. This year’s honorees include award-winning author Angie Thomas, Speaker of the NYS Assembly Carl E. Heastie, NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, NYS Senator Brian Kavanagh, and the students of Youth Over Guns. For the read more link...Read More
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2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

–New York State Legislators, Youth Activists, and Award-Winning Author to Be Honored at the October 28 Gala– The NYAGV Education Fund has announced the honorees for its 2019 Annual Benefit on October 28 in New York City. The event supports NYAGV youth and community education programs. (Click here to reserve your tickets and sponsorship.) The... Read More
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
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