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More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More New York events have been added for Gun Violence Awareness Month. Please join us!Read More
Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Because of your generosity, we were able to gather hundreds of students from across the state to attend 2018 Albany Advocacy Day!Read More
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Join us June 23! Policy Summit: Gun Violence Is a Health Crisis

Join us June 23! Policy Summit: Gun Violence Is a Health Crisis

Learn from a panel of public health advocates about gun violence prevention and how you can take action against it at “Gun Violence Is a Health Crisis,” a policy forum in Manhattan sponsored by the New York Doctors Coalition. NYAGV’s Rebecca Fischer will moderate the panel. Format: Introductory remarks, keynote, policy panel, and break-out groups. Breakfast at registration Date/time: Saturday, June 23 8:30 am – 12:30... Read More
All Around the State, New Yorkers #WearOrange

All Around the State, New Yorkers #WearOrange

New Yorkers throughout the state came out for Gun Violence Awareness Month events last weekend. For upcoming Gun Violence Awareness events, click here.                         Read More
NYAGV Joins the Youth Over Guns March

NYAGV Joins the Youth Over Guns March

On Saturday, NYAGV and a coalition of gun violence prevention organizations joined the Youth Over Guns March over the Brooklyn Bridge to end gun violence.                                                       Read More
June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

Please join NYAGV for these New York events and remember to wear orange! Mark your calendars to join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups at these events and help spread the word about our country’s gun violence problem and the need for elected officials to act. Wear Orange • Friday, June 1 People across the state... Read More
NYAGV, Student Advocates and Legislators Rally in Albany

NYAGV, Student Advocates and Legislators Rally in Albany

Hundreds of students from across the state joined NYAGV, state legislators, and other gun violence prevention advocates in Albany for Advocacy Day on May 15. The group held a press conference and rally for the enactment of the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) bill before the legislative session ends in June. The ERPO bill–which... Read More
Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

Progress on Domestic Violence and Guns

This week, NYAGV was on hand as Governor Cuomo signed state legislation that strengthens the ability of authorities to remove guns from domestic abusers. For years, NYAGV has worked to build support for this new law, which closes a loophole to ensure that domestic abusers are required to surrender all firearms, not just handguns. It... Read More
Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Students throughout the U.S. have re-energized the gun violence prevention movement. That’s why we’re working to bring more students from more locations throughout the state to this year’s Albany Advocacy Day field trip on Tuesday, May 15. On this exciting day, students will have a unique opportunity to: Meet with state lawmakers from their districts. Share... Read More
Student Leader to Speak at Westchester Benefit

Student Leader to Speak at Westchester Benefit

Student leader Kelly Marx, a Westchester March For Our Lives organizer, has joined the evening’s roster for the NYAGV Education Fund’s 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit on April 26.  Students throughout the country have galvanized the gun violence prevention movement. Join us to honor gun violence prevention veterans and to support the next generation of leaders!... Read More