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Posts tagged "gun violence prevention"
2018 Annual Benefit: Supporting GVP Leaders of Tomorrow

2018 Annual Benefit: Supporting GVP Leaders of Tomorrow

Reserve your tickets and sponsorship today and help support the next generation of gun-violence-prevention leaders! Read More
NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

NYAGV Members Meeting Discusses Legislation, Education Initiatives

Thanks to NYAGV members who attended Tuesday’s NYAGV Members Meeting in Manhattan. Attendees heard from: Rebecca Fischer, NYAGV Executive Director, who gave an update on gun-violence-prevention legislation, and urged members to take action on pending legislation. (See below.) Shaina Harrison, Program Director... Read More
How Have Your Members of Congress Voted on Gun Bills?

How Have Your Members of Congress Voted on Gun Bills?

Come election time, let’s use our votes to defeat representatives who have refused to support strong, sensible gun laws. NPR has just posted a useful tool in its post, “How Have Your Members Of Congress Voted... Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

The NYAGV Education Fund recently awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors going on to college in the fall, were awarded for their outstanding leadership and participation as well... Read More
Kelly Report Looks to Solutions on Gun Violence

Kelly Report Looks to Solutions on Gun Violence

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Illinois, has issued a report on gun violence that she hopes will spur Congressional action on the issue. Citing the horrifying state of gun violence in the U.S. (see below), Kelly calls for... Read More