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More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More Events Added for Gun Violence Awareness Month

More New York events have been added for Gun Violence Awareness Month. Please join us!Read More
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
Latest From NYAGV
Free public forum February 6: Community Solutions to Gun Violence

Free public forum February 6: Community Solutions to Gun Violence

Join NYAGV and other members of the New York Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence for a free public forum, Community Solutions to a Public Health Crisis: Addressing the Cycle of Gun Violence. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 6 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan. At this forum, you’ll find out... Read More
NYAGV Joins State Lawmakers to Announce Coalition for Extreme Risk Protection Order Law

NYAGV Joins State Lawmakers to Announce Coalition for Extreme Risk Protection Order Law

On January 17 in Albany, NYAGV and other advocacy groups joined with New York State Senators Brian Kavanagh and Brad Hoylman and Assembly member Jo Anne Simon to announce a new coalition to advocate for an Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Law in New York State. Extreme risk protection orders would enable families and police to prevent individuals... Read More
Join NYAGV at the 2018 Women's March!

Join NYAGV at the 2018 Women’s March!

Save the date to join NYAGV at the Women’s March on Saturday, January 20 in New York City and Sunday, January 21 in Buffalo. Gun violence is a women’s issue, since thousands of American women fall victim to gun violence each year due to domestic violence and other violent crimes. Please join NYAGV at the... Read More
Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Support State Funding for Gun Violence Research

Gun violence is a public health crisis that claims 33,000 American lives each year. Despite this, the federal government bans research on gun violence and its prevention (thanks to the 1997 NRA-backed “Dickey Amendment”). New York and other states must take action to fill this gap and help research ways to prevent gun violence and the... Read More
Gun Shows Banned at Westchester County-Owned Properties

Gun Shows Banned at Westchester County-Owned Properties

Thanks to NYAGV member support and a progressive new county executive, gun shows are now banned at Westchester County Center and other county-owned properties. Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order this week that bans gun shows at all county-owned properties. We applaud this action by County Executive Latimer, who NYAGV endorsed because... Read More
Americans Come Out for Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Americans Come Out for Vigils to #EndGunViolence

Americans across the country came out for the National Vigil to #EndGunViolence on December 14. That date marked five years since the massacre of school children and educators at Sandy Hook. In the five years since, 500,000 Americans have been killed or injured by guns. Here are some photos from the vigils held in New... Read More
Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Your tax-deductible donation can help transform young lives.

Youth and community education is a crucial part of reducing gun violence in our communities. Read More
Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

Governor Cuomo Unveils Proposal to Remove Guns From Domestic Abusers

–New York Would Require Mandatory Surrender of Firearms After All Domestic Violence Convictions, Including Misdemeanors– Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday unveiled a proposal to remove all firearms from those who commit domestic violence crimes. The legislation would require the immediate removal of all firearms from individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors and prohibit those individuals from... Read More