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gun violence since 1993
Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Stop Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Don’t let the NRA-backed Congress override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws.Read More
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Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Big thanks to Broadway Cares!

Thanks to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) for its generous donation to the NYAGV Education Fund! BC/EFA made the donation in honor of the company of A Bronx Tale, a musical currently running on Broadway. The cast of A Bronx Tale–which recently participated in BC/EFA’s spring fundraising campaign–is committed to the importance of responsible gun ownership and... Read More
June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month

June is Gun Violence Awareness Month, and NYAGV will be joining other gun violence prevention groups to help spread the word about our country’s gun violence problem and Congress’s failure to act. Read More
Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

Resisting the Gun Lobby and Protecting New Yorkers

The gun lobby and their friends in Washington are pushing measures that will bring more guns into our communities. To resist their dangerous agenda and keep New Yorkers safe, we need to strengthen our state laws. NYAGV has been working hard with lawmakers, law enforcement, and advocates to urge passage of several common sense gun... 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
NYAGV Appoints New Executive Director

NYAGV Appoints New Executive Director

On April 26, the Boards of Directors of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) and the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund announced the appointment of Rebecca Fischer as Executive Director. Fischer, an attorney, previously practiced labor and employment law at a boutique firm that provides representation and strategic advice to non-profit management. Affiliated... Read More
Students Heading to Albany for Lobby Day

Students Heading to Albany for Lobby Day

On Tuesday, May 2, we’ll be taking high school students in the NYAGV ReAction Youth Program on a field trip to the state capital–where they’ll get a chance to meet with legislators, share their experiences, and advocate against gun violence. Albany Day will be a life-changing experience for these students. Won’t you please help defray the... Read More
Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Public Forum Discusses Ways to Act Against Concealed Carry Reciprocity

Thanks to all who came out April 4 in New York City for the public forum about the dangers of federal Concealed Carry Reciprocity (CCR). CCR would override New York’s strong, sensible gun laws and allow visitors from weak gun law states to carry hidden, loaded weapons onto our streets and into our public spaces. At the... Read More