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2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

2019 Annual Benefit Honorees Announced

–New York State Legislators, Youth Activists, and Award-Winning Author to Be Honored at the October 28 Gala– The NYAGV Education Fund has announced the honorees for its 2019 Annual Benefit on October 28 in New York City. The event supports NYAGV... Read More
Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks for supporting Youth Advocacy Day!

Thanks to our supporters who stepped up and sponsored students for Albany Youth Advocacy Day! Because of your support, our youth leaders are more energized than ever to advocate for safe schools and communities. Students from our ReACTION high school program... 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
Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Special event! 2nd Amendment Primer for GVP Advocates

Make sure you’re on top of Second Amendment issues by attending The Second Amendment and Gun Laws: A Primer for Advocates on Tuesday, October 3 in Manhattan. At this free session–designed for gun violence prevention advocates–you’ll learn from... Read More
New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas's Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

New York State Assembly Passes Nicholas’s Law to Protect Children from Unsecured Guns

The New York State Assembly passed Nicholas’s Law,¬†A.53, on June 16, requiring gun owners to lock up their guns when they are not in their immediate possession or control in order to prevent... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Akeal Christopher, 14

Akeal Christopher died on what would have been his 15th birthday, July 10, 2012. Fourteen days earlier, Akeal was shot in the head as he was returning to his father’s home after a graduation party in Bushwick, Brooklyn.... Read More