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Save the date! 2018 Annual Benefit - Tuesday, October 9 in NYC

Save the date! 2018 Annual Benefit – Tuesday, October 9 in NYC

Reserve your sponsorship today for the NYAGV Education Fund 2018 Annual Benefit and help support the next generation of gun-violence-prevention leaders!   Read More
NYS Legislative update: Progress on DV; but Senate fails on ERPO.

NYS Legislative update: Progress on DV; but Senate fails on ERPO.

Last week New York State’s legislative session came to a close.  On gun violence prevention legislation, results were mixed: Progress on Guns and Domestic Violence A new law was passed that requires the removal of all firearms from individuals convicted of domestic violence crimes, including misdemeanors. NYAGV advocated for this law since it will help prevent domestic... Read More
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
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
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
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
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