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NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

NYAGV Featured in The New Yorker

Hot off the presses! Check out this feature on New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Ed Fund’s ReACTION program and Youth Over Guns in the April 5th issue of The New Yorker! Read More
Cities Across New York Witnessed a Surge in Gun Violence in 2020

Cities Across New York Witnessed a Surge in Gun Violence in 2020

In a year marked by social unrest, economic instability, and the deadliest pandemic in a century, New York’s largest cities saw a dramatic increase in shootings and firearm homicides.   Read More
The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021

Last week, the House of Representatives officially introduced legislation to require background checks on all gun sales – legislation that would have the biggest impact on reducing gun violence nationally, by closing a loophole that puts guns into the... Read More
Sign the Petition to Support NYAGV's State Legislative Agenda

Sign the Petition to Support NYAGV’s State Legislative Agenda

NYAGV’s 2021 state legislative agenda aims to reduce gun violence by banning ghost guns, requiring microstamping, and funding gun violence prevention programs in the state budget. Read More
Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants You To Support NYAGV Ed Fund!

Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants You To Support NYAGV Ed Fund!

Playwright and star of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, addressed supporters of NYAGV Education Fund, thanking them for their backing and calling for additional donations. Read More
NYAGV Ed Fund Holds Virtual Annual Benefit

NYAGV Ed Fund Holds Virtual Annual Benefit

Joined by volunteers, sponsors, and concerned Americans, the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund recently held its 2020 Virtual Annual Benefit. Read More
Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

Stand Up to the Threat of Ghost Guns

NYAGV needs your help. Loopholes in New York State law have allowed a growing number of untraceable “ghost guns” and unfinished firearm frames to be built and sold in New York. Read More
Resources to Prevent Gun Violence at Home

Resources to Prevent Gun Violence at Home

With life on pause across New York, economic anxiety rising, and families spending time in confined spaces, gun safety issues within the home are of vital concern – particularly domestic violence, suicides, and unintentional shootings. It is important to... Read More