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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... Read More
This week, your lawmakers delivered. Please thank them.

This week, your lawmakers delivered. Please thank them.

This past week, New York State Senators and Assembly members passed six new bills to reduce gun violence that will become law upon the Governor’s signature. The gun lobby and its supporters are already gearing up to oppose those who... Read More
NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

NYS Lawmakers Pass Bills to Reduce Gun Violence

New York made significant progress in its efforts to reduce gun violence when the State Assembly and Senate approved six bills on January 29. Read More
Three crucial bills to support now.

Three crucial bills to support now.

The representatives you helped elect in November are taking action—as they promised—to reduce gun violence. Please act now to show your support for these crucial bills: New York ERPO/ “Red Flag” Bill The Extreme Risk (“Red Flag”) Protection Order bill would keep... Read More
A year of progress. And more to come in 2019.

A year of progress. And more to come in 2019.

Thanks to your support and activism this past year, we made significant steps in preventing and reducing gun violence in New York. With your continued help, we’ll be able to accomplish even more in 2019! Together,... Read More
Will you help transform young lives this year-end?

Will you help transform young lives this year-end?

Thanks to your past support, in 2018, The NYAGV Education Fund provided crucial programs to educate the next generation of leaders in gun violence prevention. ReACTION Youth Program students learned life-long skills such as public speaking, debating, planning and organizing,... Read More
This holiday, shop Amazon Smile and support NYAGV education programs.

This holiday, shop Amazon Smile and support NYAGV education programs.

When you shop Amazon this holiday season, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the NYAGV Education Fund–at no additional cost to you–when you shop through Smile.Amazon.com. It’s an easy way to support NYAGV youth and community education... Read More
Will you give $40 to support a youth activist for #GivingTuesday?

Will you give $40 to support a youth activist for #GivingTuesday?

Young people across the country have brought new energy to the gun violence prevention movement–and NYAGV is supporting their efforts. Youth Over Guns (YOG)–a New York-based, youth-led grassroots group–is now part of NYAGV. YOG’s youth... Read More