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New York acted. Will Washington?

New York acted. Will Washington?

New York recently strengthened its gun laws. Washington should follow its lead. Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed six new gun safety laws that NYAGV had advocated for over many years. We’re grateful to the Governor and the State Legislature for... Read More
Candlelight Vigil - Monday, Aug. 5 @ 7 pm in Brooklyn

Candlelight Vigil – Monday, Aug. 5 @ 7 pm in Brooklyn

Join us tonight for a candlelight vigil at Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. Mourn the victims of the recent horrific mass shootings and demand action to stop gun violence. Read More
Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Mentorship Students Discuss the Narratives of Gun Violence

Several narratives have taken hold in the media and in public discussion about gun violence in America. But are all of these narratives true? At the NYAGV Education Fund’s Miller Mentorship workshop held August 1, the students examined... Read More
Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

Governor Signs Six Gun Safety Bills

–Marks Significant Progress in NYAGV’s State Legislative Agenda– This week Governor Andrew Cuomo signed six new gun safety laws that NYAGV had advocated for over many years. The new laws include: Safe Storage/Child Access Prevention—One of NYAGV’s top legislative priorities,... Read More
We honor with action.

We honor with action.

We at New Yorkers Against Gun Violence and Youth Over Guns are deeply saddened by the mass shootings this weekend in Brooklyn and California that killed four and injured dozens more. From coast to coast, gun violence continues to destroy American communities... Read More
Save the date! NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit - October 28 in NYC

Save the date! NYAGV Ed Fund Annual Benefit – October 28 in NYC

Mark your calendar and reserve your sponsorship today! Your tax-deductible donation benefits youth and community education to prevent gun violence.   Read More
Celebrating advocacy, building relationships.

Celebrating advocacy, building relationships.

NYAGV will be in Buffalo this Friday to celebrate with our Western New York supporters and to honor area leaders who’ve worked with us to support our gun violence prevention efforts. By building relationships with New Yorkers throughout the state–both at the... Read More
Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth Over Guns Conducting Summer Workshops

Youth leaders from Youth Over Guns are out delivering community workshops to middle school- and high school-aged youth on gun violence prevention and advocacy training. Read More