legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
Youth Over Guns Receives "Safer Tomorrow" Grant from Levi Strauss

Youth Over Guns Receives “Safer Tomorrow” Grant from Levi Strauss

Youth Over Guns, NYAGV’s youth advocacy group, has been awarded a 2020 Safer Tomorrow Fund grant by Levi Strauss and Co.Read More
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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
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
Special Western NY Event June 28 in Buffalo

Special Western NY Event June 28 in Buffalo

Calling all Western New York supporters: Reserve your tickets now to celebrate NYAGV’s 25th anniversary in Buffalo on June 28. This special event will honor area leaders Byron W. Brown, Mayor of Buffalo, and Brian Higgins, U.S. Congressman, NY-26. Join old friends and meet new ones who support NYAGV’s 25 years of work against gun... Read More
Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining the NYC Solidarity Walk!

Thanks for joining NYAGV and our coalition partners for last Saturday’s NYC Solidarity Walk for Survivors of Gun Violence over the Brooklyn Bridge! You helped show you support for those who’ve experienced the trauma of gun violence, and to show our elected officials they need to take action. Here are some photos from the day:... Read More
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 word about our country’s gun violence problem and the need for elected officials to act. Niagara Falls... 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 will be held at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fontana Boathouse and will feature drinks and light fare. Come out to see old... Read More