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gun violence since 1993
NYAGV Launches #PowerInPlace

NYAGV Launches #PowerInPlace

With schools closed and gun violence on the rise, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund is launching #PowerInPlace: An online education and advocacy program and source of strength, stability, and safety for students whose communities are most impacted by COVID-19 and gun violence.Read More
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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 having the leadership and courage to take action and save lives. Washington needs to... 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 these narratives by: Put their assumptions about gun violence to test; Explored aspects of the gun violence... 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, the law requires gun owners who live with children under 16, or who know a... 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 on a daily basis, in tragic events that do not always make national... 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
New Summer Programs Train Youth Advocates

New Summer Programs Train Youth Advocates

The NYAGV Education Fund has launched two new youth-led summer programs to train youth advocates! Miller Mentorship Program This summer we’re empowering our students to step out of the classroom and advocate in their communities. Our outstanding team of youth leaders and staff are mentoring seven high school students who participated in our school-based ReACTION... 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 grassroots level and with elected officials–NYAGV works to build momentum for crucial laws... Read More