legislative advocacy to reduce
gun violence since 1993
This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

This holiday, give the gift of NYAGV.

For just $35, you can give a truly meaningful gift: A membership in NYAGV. Read More
Thank you.

Thank you.

Thanks to our supporters for making the NYAGV Annual Benefit & Silent Auction a success!Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Illegal Guns Endanger Police as Shootings Spike

Illegal Guns Endanger Police as Shootings Spike

The danger of too many guns in our nation’s streets has a deadly impact on both civilians and law enforcement. Last week the nation reached the unacceptable tally of 56 law enforcement officers shot to death so far this year, most when serving a warrant or responding to a domestic violence dispute. New Yorkers Against... Read More
Join us! National Vigil to #EndGunViolence--NYC Dec. 18; Buffalo and Rochester Dec. 14

Join us! National Vigil to #EndGunViolence–NYC Dec. 18; Buffalo and Rochester Dec. 14

It’s been four years since the Sandy Hook massacre and Congress has failed to act to protect American citizens from gun violence. Please join NYAGV and other gun violence prevention groups across the nation to give voice to the more than 120,000 Americans killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook tragedy. New York City: Sunday,... Read More
On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

On #GivingTuesday, give against gun violence.

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back to the causes that are meaningful to you. We hope when you give on #GivingTuesday November 29, as well as during the year-end giving season, you’ll decide to give against gun violence. Read More
Jumaane Williams Receives NYAGV Founders' Award

Jumaane Williams Receives NYAGV Founders’ Award

Congratulations to Jumaane Williams, New York City Council Member from Brooklyn, for receiving the NYAGV Founders’ Award at the NYAGV Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on November 15. In accepting the award, Williams discussed the impact of illegal guns on New York’s communities. Williams serves the co-chair of the City Council’s Task Force to Combat... Read More

Turn Shock into Action

We’re stunned and disappointed not to have a strong gun violence prevention champion in the White House next year. But know this: We are not giving up our vision of a safer, more peaceful future for every community and every family in New York State. We’ve been here before. We don’t despair: We organize. In... Read More
"The NRA just bought a Supreme Court seat."

“The NRA just bought a Supreme Court seat.”

Last night, MSNBC correspondent Chuck Todd, noting that the NRA was the only major organization that strongly supported Donald Trump throughout the campaign, commented, “The NRA just bought a Supreme Court seat.” Scary thought. NYAGV is disappointed with the election of Donald Trump, because he stands against policies that would help prevent or reduce gun... Read More
AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

AG Report Examines Sources of NY Crime Guns

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a new report, “Target on Trafficking: Analysis of New York Crime Guns,” which examines the purchase history of the nearly 53,000 “crime guns” in New York between 2010 and 2015. The Attorney General’s office is the first statewide law enforcement agency to obtain and analyze such comprehensive... Read More
10 Silent Auction Items You Won't Want to Miss

10 Silent Auction Items You Won’t Want to Miss

At the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit on November 15  in New York City, our silent auction will give you the opportunity to get something valuable or try something new–all while helping to support a great cause: NYAGV youth and community education programs. Here are 10 auction items you won’t want to miss:   VIP tickets to Real Time... Read More