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Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Will you sponsor a student to attend Albany Advocacy Day?

Students throughout the U.S. have re-energized the gun violence prevention movement. That’s why we’re working to bring more students from more locations throughout the state to this year’s Albany Advocacy Day field trip on Tuesday, May 15. On this exciting day, students will have a unique opportunity to: Meet with state lawmakers from their districts. Share... 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
Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join Us for These Upcoming Events!

Join NYAGV for an upcoming GVP event near you! Brooklyn Reducing Gun Violence Summit: A Community Response Thursday, August 24 @ 6:00 pm • Kings County Hospital, T Building Auditorium, 2nd Fl, 451 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn Reducing Gun Violence Summit: A Community Response is an open community dialogue hosted by the 67th Precinct Clergy Council and other community and anti-violence organizations.... Read More