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NYAGV, Student Advocates and Legislators Rally in Albany

NYAGV, Student Advocates and Legislators Rally in Albany

Hundreds of students from across the state joined NYAGV, state legislators, and other gun violence prevention advocates in Albany for Advocacy Day on May 15. The group held a press conference and rally for the enactment of the New York Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) bill before the legislative session ends in June. The ERPO bill–which... Read More
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
Our Students Loved Albany Lobby Day!

Our Students Loved Albany Lobby Day!

Thanks to our supporters for making Albany Lobby Day an unforgettable experience for our ReAction Youth Education students! They had the chance to meet with state legislators–including Carmen Arroyo, Mark Gjonaj, Brian Kavanagh and others, participate in a press conference with legislators, and see state government in action!   Read More
Will you sponsor a student for just $40?

Will you sponsor a student for just $40?

Our ReACTION Youth Program students are excited for their Albany Lobby Day field trip, where they’ll have a unique opportunity to meet with legislators, share their stories about gun violence, and advocate for laws to keep them safe. Here’s what past students have said about the trip: “On Albany Day, we did a “Stand Up”... Read More
Albany Lobby Day a success!

Albany Lobby Day a success!

Yesterday’s Albany Lobby Day was a great trip–and the reACTION Youth Program kids were inspiring. These student advocates­–from public schools in Crown Heights, Harlem and Washington Heights—met with legislators and shared their personal stories of gun violence. They also held their own rally and spoke passionately about the need to stop the senseless gun violence affecting their... Read More