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Posts tagged "advocacy"
Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

NYAGV needs your help. Loopholes in New York State law have allowed a growing number of untraceable “ghost guns” and unfinished firearm frames to be built and sold in New York. Read More
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
Remote Advocacy Week and the Threat of Ghost Guns

Remote Advocacy Week and the Threat of Ghost Guns

NYAGV students, along with Youth Over Guns advocates, staff and volunteers, recently participated in Remote Advocacy Week – a large-scale virtual advocacy effort. Over 75 students from the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn met with elected officials, including... Read More
Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week Starts May 11

Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week Starts May 11

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence is excited to announce our Virtual Youth-Led Advocacy Week, from May 11th-15th. Students will be “meeting” with elected officials at the city, state and federal level to advocate for universal background checks, a ban... Read More
Youth Over Guns Addresses Coronavirus Situation

Youth Over Guns Addresses Coronavirus Situation

COVID-19, or coronavirus, is highlighting the failures of our systems and leaving working class families scrambling. It is threatening the lives of the most vulnerable among us and causing a surge in gun sales across the country. 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
Give the gift of NYAGV membership.

Give the gift of NYAGV membership.

For just $35, you can give your loved ones a truly meaningful gift: A membership in NYAGV.  Read More
This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

For just $35, you can give a truly meaningful gift: A membership in NYAGV.  Read More