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Student Leader to Speak at Westchester Benefit

Student Leader to Speak at Westchester Benefit

Student leader Kelly Marx, a Westchester March For Our Lives organizer, has joined the evening’s roster for the NYAGV Education Fund’s 2018 Westchester Regional Benefit on April 26.  Students throughout the country have galvanized the gun violence prevention movement. Join us to honor gun violence prevention veterans and to support the next generation of 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 of the NYAGV Education Fund’s ReACTION Youth Program, who discussed working with high school students in high-risk areas... 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 On Gun Bills?.”  It links to charts showing how each state’s Congressional representatives voted on gun issues over the... Read More
New speakers added! NYAGV Members Meeting - Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

New speakers added! NYAGV Members Meeting – Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

Join us Tuesday and help keep the grassroots momentum going! Attend the NYAGV Members Meeting and find out about the latest developments in gun legislation, school education programs, new student initiatives, and how you can get involved in grassroots efforts to prevent gun violence. Whether you’re already an NYAGV member or you’d like to join... Read More
Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Youth Ed Students March For Their Lives in D.C.

Our ReACTION Youth Program students were thrilled to be part of the historic DC March For Our Lives! Thanks to your support, NYAGV was able to bring two buses of young people to the March 24 event. They landed a great spot to hear all the speeches–and they’re excited and empowered to be members of the next... Read More
NYAGV Members Meeting: Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

NYAGV Members Meeting: Tuesday, April 17 in NYC

Join us for an important NYAGV Members Meeting on April 17 in Manhattan! You’ll receive an update on the latest federal and state gun legislation and learn how you can get involved in our grassroots efforts to prevent gun violence. Whether you’re already an NYAGV member or you’d like to join the cause, don’t miss... Read More
Free Community Forum - Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Free Community Forum – Tuesday, April 3 in Port Washington

Join a panel of gun-violence-prevention experts Tuesday, April 3, for a discussion about pending federal and state gun legislation. You’ll find out about: State and federal policies that would make New Yorkers safer; Legislation backed by the gun lobby that would endanger our communities; and How you can take action to prevent and reduce gun... Read More
NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

NY March For Our Lives Events on March 24

Take to the streets on Saturday, March 24, and demand an end to gun violence in our schools and communities. March in Washington DC or your local community! Marches are scheduled throughout New York State, so choose a march near you! Read More