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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
Will you sponsor a student for Albany Youth Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student for Albany Youth Advocacy Day?

Young people around the country are energized to fight gun violence and make their communities safe. That’s why we’re working to bring more students to Albany Advocacy Day for Youth on May 7, where they’ll meet with our state... Read More
Join us Sunday in NYC for "Keep On"--Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday in NYC for “Keep On”–Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday afternoon, March 24, at The Improv Asylum in Manhattan for “Keep On”–an afternoon of performances by youth activists against gun violence. The event, which marks one year since March for Our... Read More
NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly and Senate for their passage on March 4 of the Child Access Prevention bill. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the bill, which requires gun owners who live with children, or who... Read More