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Remembering Parkland

Remembering Parkland

On Valentines Day one year ago, 17 students and educators were gunned down and many more injured by a young man with an assault weapon at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  Today, we remember these individuals and their mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, friends and others who are left to deal with the painful... Read More
Videos from Albany Press Conferences

Videos from Albany Press Conferences

Check out these videos featuring NYAGV’s Executive Director, Rebecca Fischer, along with legislators and Governor Cuomo, discussing New York State’s new gun safety bills. The bills were passed by the Assembly and the Senate on January 29, and will become law upon the Governor’s signature. Read More
Gun violence: "a national crisis and an international embarrassment."

Gun violence: “a national crisis and an international embarrassment.”

Gun violence is a “national crisis and an international embarrassment.” –U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler– Today, for the first time in eight years, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on gun violence and ways to prevent it. Headed by Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York, this hearing was possible only because across... Read More
10 Reasons Why You Won't Want to Miss Our Silent Auction

10 Reasons Why You Won’t Want to Miss Our Silent Auction

At the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit on Tuesday, October 9 in New York City, our silent auction will give you the opportunity to experience something new–all while helping to support a great cause: NYAGV youth and community education programs. Here are 10 reasons you won’t want to miss it: Tickets to see Michelle Obama at the Barclay’s Center!... Read More