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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 guns away from individuals in crisis by empowering family and household members, law enforcement, and... 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, here’s what we accomplished in 2018: √ We elected more gun-violence-prevention champions. Thanks to your votes, the New York State... 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, and conflict resolution–skills that will empower them to fight for change in their communities. These students also... 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 activists are raising awareness about gun violence that disproportionately impacts communities of color, and they’re advocating for policies and programs... Read More
Youth Over Guns Becomes Part of NYAGV

Youth Over Guns Becomes Part of NYAGV

NYAGV announced on November 26 that Youth Over Guns (YOG), a youth-led group, has become part of its 501(c)(4) organization. Read More
"Where are our leaders?"

“Where are our leaders?”

In the aftermath of yet another hate-driven mass shooting, this time at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, we grieve for the victims, their families and friends, the Jewish community, and for our entire nation. Hate and easy access to guns are a lethal mix that cannot be tolerated. While the President has claimed... Read More
NYAGV Announces State Office Endorsements for November Elections

NYAGV Announces State Office Endorsements for November Elections

October 18, 2018 – New Yorkers Against Gun Violence announced its state office candidate endorsements for elections being held on November 6, 2018. Each candidate has made a strong commitment to policies that reduce gun violence and help protect New York communities. NYAGV considered each candidate’s response to NYAGV’s candidate questionnaire, support for gun violence... Read More
NYAGV Announces Endorsements for Congressional Midterm Elections

NYAGV Announces Endorsements for Congressional Midterm Elections

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence today announced its candidate endorsements for the Congressional midterm elections on November 6, 2018. Each candidate has made a strong commitment to policies that reduce gun violence and help protect New York communities. NYAGV considered each candidate’s response to NYAGV’s candidate questionnaire, support for gun violence prevention legislation, and voting... Read More