legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Thanks for making Albany Advocacy Day a success!

Because of your generosity, we were able to gather hundreds of students from across the state to attend 2018 Albany Advocacy Day!Read More
Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Our ReACTION Youth Program students were thrilled to be part of the historic DC March For Our Lives!Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Reserve your tickets today! Westchester Regional Benefit - April 26

Reserve your tickets today! Westchester Regional Benefit – April 26

Join us in Westchester as we honor area leaders in gun violence prevention and support the next generation of GVP advocates! Reserve your tickets today to the NYAGV Education Fund 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit on Thursday, April 26. The event, which benefits youth and community education programs to prevent gun violence, will be held at Mulino’s at... Read More
Free Community Forum - Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Free Community Forum – Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Join a panel of gun-violence-prevention experts Tuesday, April 3, for a discussion about pending federal and state gun legislation. You’ll find out about: State and federal policies that would make New Yorkers safer; Legislation backed by the gun lobby that would endanger our communities; and How you can take action to prevent and reduce gun... Read More
NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

Take to the streets on Saturday, March 24, and demand an end to gun violence in our schools and communities. March in Washington DC or your local community! Marches are scheduled throughout New York State, so choose a march near you! Read More
College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

College Groups Galvanizing Against Gun Violence

The Parkland, Florida, mass shooting has galvanized students throughout the country in the efforts to fight gun violence. Recently NYAGV Executive Director Rebecca Fischer met with New York University’s College Democrats and other campus groups to discuss local gun violence prevention efforts in a lead up to their attendance at the March For Our Lives... Read More
Do you have your tickets yet?

Do you have your tickets yet?

Join us for the 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit Thursday, April 26, to honor gun violence prevention veterans and support the next generation of leaders! Read More
ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

ERPO Bill Passes the NYS Assembly

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly’s passage of the Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) bill on March 6. NYAGV has been advocating for this legislation, which would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. Rebecca Fischer, Executive Director of NYAGV, said, “In the aftermath of the Parkland... Read More
NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV Advocates in Albany for the State ERPO Bill

NYAGV’s Executive Director, Rebecca Fischer, joined state legislators in Albany at a press conference on February 27 to advocate for the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order bills (S.7133/A.8976). Extreme risk protection orders would enable families and police to prevent individuals in crisis from accessing guns through court-issued protection orders. “We thank our supporters for helping us make... Read More
We CAN prevent mass shootings.

We CAN prevent mass shootings.

Yesterday in Parkland, Florida, at least 17 high school students were massacred by a gunman with an AR-15 assault weapon and multiple rounds of ammunition. Once again, easy access to guns caused senseless death, trauma, and grief. The “thoughts and prayers” of elected officials have done nothing to prevent mass shootings and they won’t prevent the next... Read More