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Youth Leaders to Be Honored at Annual Benefit on October 9

Youth Leaders to Be Honored at Annual Benefit on October 9

In addition to Edward Skyler, Citi’s Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs, and Eric Gonzalez, Brooklyn District Attorney, two youth advocates will be honored at the NYAGV Education Fund’s 2018 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on Tuesday, October 9. The event, which benefits youth and community programs to reduce gun violence, will be held at 6:30... Read More
NYAGV Ed Fund Announces Benefit Honorees

NYAGV Ed Fund Announces Benefit Honorees

The NYAGV Education Fund is pleased to announce that it will be honoring several inspiring gun violence prevention leaders at its 2018 Annual Benefit on Tuesday, October 9 in New York City: Edward Skyler, Citi’s Executive Vice President for Global Public Affairs, for Citi’s leadership as the first major bank to institute sensible restrictions on the sale... Read More
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