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gun violence since 1993
NYAGV Launches #PowerInPlace

NYAGV Launches #PowerInPlace

With schools closed and gun violence on the rise, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund is launching #PowerInPlace: An online education and advocacy program and source of strength, stability, and safety for students whose communities are most impacted by COVID-19 and gun violence.Read More
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Remote Advocacy Week and the Threat of Ghost Guns

Remote Advocacy Week and the Threat of Ghost Guns

NYAGV students along with Youth Over Guns advocates, staff and volunteers recently participated in Remote Advocacy Week – a large-scale virtual advocacy effort. Over 75 students from the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn met with elected officials, including New York City Council members, state legislators, and members of Congress.  Read More
Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week Starts May 11

Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week Starts May 11

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is excited to announce our Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week, from May 11th-15th. Students will be “meeting” with elected officials at the city, state and federal level to advocate for universal background checks, a ban on ghost guns, and funding for violence prevention and intervention programs. Read More
Youth Over Guns Addresses Coronavirus Situation

Youth Over Guns Addresses Coronavirus Situation

COVID-19, or coronavirus, is highlighting the failures of our systems and leaving working class families scrambling. It is threatening the lives of the most vulnerable among us and causing a surge in gun sales across the country. Read More
Special thanks to all who supported NYAGV Education Fund’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction!

Special thanks to all who supported NYAGV Education Fund’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction!

We are so close to reaching our fundraising goal, so if you haven’t had the chance to support us and would like to, there is still time! Read More
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