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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... Read More
Preparing for Albany Youth Advocacy Day May 7

Preparing for Albany Youth Advocacy Day May 7

Students in the NYAGV Education Fund’s ReACTION Youth Program are getting ready for their field trip to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day on May 7. They’ll be joining Youth Over Guns students and volunteers from around the state... Read More
Why I'm going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Why I’m going to Albany for Youth Advocacy Day.

Hi, my name is Andrea Gonzalez and I am the Director of Operations for Youth Over Guns.  Our mission is to empower young people of color to advocate for policy and community-based solutions that will reduce and... Read More
Join us Sunday in NYC for "Keep On"--Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday in NYC for “Keep On”–Youth Performances Against Gun Violence

Join us Sunday afternoon, March 24, at The Improv Asylum in Manhattan for “Keep On”–an afternoon of performances by youth activists against gun violence. The event, which marks one year since March for Our... Read More
NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYS Legislature Passes Child Access Prevention Bill

NYAGV applauds the New York State Assembly and Senate for their passage on March 4 of the Child Access Prevention bill. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the bill, which requires gun owners who live with children, or who... Read More
U.S. House Passes Background Check Bills

U.S. House Passes Background Check Bills

On February 27 and 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to strengthen federal background checks that are now headed to the Senate for consideration. H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, would require a background check on every gun... Read More
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,... Read More
Video Comments: NY Lawmakers Pass Six New Gun Safety Bills

Video Comments: NY Lawmakers Pass Six New Gun Safety Bills

Check out these videos featuring NYAGV’s Executive Director, Rebecca Fischer, along with New York State legislators and Governor Cuomo, discussing New York State’s new gun safety bills. The bills were passed by the Assembly and the... Read More