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New York Events for Gun Violence Awareness Month

New York Events for Gun Violence Awareness Month

Please join NYAGV for these New York events and remember to wear orange! Gun Violence Awareness Month is June. Mark your calendars to join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups at these events and help spread the... Read More
Join us in Buffalo on June 28 for NYAGV's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in Buffalo on June 28 for NYAGV’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us June 28 in Buffalo to celebrate NYAGV’s 25th anniversary and to honor area leaders Byron W. Brown, Mayor of Buffalo, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Congressman, NY-26. This special Western New York event... Read More
Walk in Solidarity With Survivors Across the Brooklyn Bridge - Saturday, June 8

Walk in Solidarity With Survivors Across the Brooklyn Bridge – Saturday, June 8

Join NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, and our coalition of gun violence prevention organizations on Saturday, June 8, as we walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the “Walk in Solidarity With Survivors of Gun... Read More
NYS Lawmakers Vote to Ban Undetectable Guns

NYS Lawmakers Vote to Ban Undetectable Guns

On May 14, the New York State Assembly and Senate voted to ban undetectable guns, including 3D-printed guns, from being manufactured and sold across the state. The legislation, which is expected to be signed by Governor Cuomo, bans the... Read More
Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks to our supporters who stepped up and sponsored students for Albany Youth Advocacy Day! Because of your support, our youth leaders are more energized than ever to advocate for safe schools and communities. Students from our ReACTION high school program... Read More
NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, Students and Legislators Rally at State Capitol

NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, Students and Legislators Rally at State Capitol

On May 7, NYAGV, Youth Over Guns, students from NYAGV’s ReACTION youth education program, volunteers and lawmakers rallied at the state Capitol to support gun violence prevention legislation. Read More
Preparing for Albany Youth Advocacy Day May 7

Preparing for Albany Youth Advocacy Day May 7

Students in the NYAGV Education Fund’s ReACTION Youth Program are getting ready for their field trip to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day on May 7. They’ll be joining Youth Over Guns students and volunteers from around the state... Read More
Why I'm going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Why I’m going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Hi, my name is Andrea Gonzalez and I am the Director of Operations for Youth Over Guns.  Our mission is to empower young people of color to advocate for policy and community-based solutions that will reduce and... Read More