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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
NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

Thanks to NYAGV members who attended Tuesday’s NYAGV Members Meeting in Manhattan. Attendees heard from: Rebecca Fischer, NYAGV Executive Director, who gave an update on gun-violence-prevention legislation, and urged members to take action on pending legislation. (See below.) Shaina Harrison, Program Director of the NYAGV Education Fund’s ReACTION Youth Program, who discussed working with high school students in high-risk areas... Read More
New speakers added! NYAGV Members Meeting - Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

New speakers added! NYAGV Members Meeting – Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

Join us Tuesday and help keep the grassroots momentum going! Attend the NYAGV Members Meeting and find out about the latest developments in gun legislation, school education programs, new student initiatives, and how you can get involved in grassroots efforts to prevent gun violence. Whether you’re already an NYAGV member or you’d like to join... Read More
NYAGV Members Meeting: Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

NYAGV Members Meeting: Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

Join us for an important NYAGV Members Meeting on April 17 in Manhattan! You’ll receive an update on the latest federal and state gun legislation and learn how you can get involved in our grassroots efforts to prevent gun violence. Whether you’re already an NYAGV member or you’d like to join the cause, don’t miss... Read More
Reserve your tickets today! Westchester Regional Benefit - April 26

Reserve your tickets today! Westchester Regional Benefit – April 26

Join us in Westchester as we honor area leaders in gun violence prevention and support the next generation of GVP advocates! Reserve your tickets today to the NYAGV Education Fund 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit on Thursday, April 26. The event, which benefits youth and community education programs to prevent gun violence, will be held at Mulino’s at... Read More
Free Community Forum - Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Free Community Forum – Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Join a panel of gun-violence-prevention experts Tuesday, April 3, for a discussion about pending federal and state gun legislation. You’ll find out about: State and federal policies that would make New Yorkers safer; Legislation backed by the gun lobby that would endanger our communities; and How you can take action to prevent and reduce gun... Read More
NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

Take to the streets on Saturday, March 24, and demand an end to gun violence in our schools and communities. March in Washington DC or your local community! Marches are scheduled throughout New York State, so choose a march near you! Read More
College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

The Parkland, Florida, mass shooting has galvanized students throughout the country in the efforts to fight gun violence. Recently NYAGV Executive Director Rebecca Fischer met with New York University’s College Democrats and other campus groups to discuss local gun violence prevention efforts in a lead up to their attendance at the March For Our Lives... Read More