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2014 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction - Monday, October 20, NYC

2014 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction – Monday, October 20, NYC

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Sign the petition to pass Nicholas's Law.

Sign the petition to pass Nicholas’s Law.

Help us prevent child gun deaths. Sign the petition for A8293/S7822, Nicholas’s Law, requiring the safe storage of guns in New York homes.Read More
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NYAGV Endorses Michelle Schimel for Re-election

NYAGV Endorses Michelle Schimel for Re-election

NYAGV announced its endorsement on October 9 of Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel for re-election. Schimel, co-chair of State Legislators Against Illegal Guns (SLAIG)–a group of state legislators that works to pass common sense gun legislation–represents New York’s 16th District. Leah Gunn Barrett, NYAGV Read More
Annual Benefit's Silent Auction: Another way to help NY youth.

Annual Benefit’s Silent Auction: Another way to help NY youth.

At the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit on October 20, the Silent Auction gives you the opportunity to get something valuable or try something new–while helping to support a good cause: NYAGV youth and community education programs. Here are 10 reasons you won’t want to miss NYAGV’s Silent Auction:  A VIP set visit to the filming of ”The Good... Read More
Honoree profile: Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Honoree profile: Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

At the NYAGV Education Fund  2014 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on October 20, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., will be the recipient of the Detective Steven McDonald Law Enforcement Award for successfully developing and implementing strategies and tactics to reduce New York City gun violence. Since becoming the District Attorney of New York County in 2010, Vance has... Read More
Honoree profile: Joan Wallstein

Honoree profile: Joan Wallstein

At this year’s Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on October 20, Joan Wallstein will receive special recognition for her 18 years of leadership, service and dedication to New Yorkers Against Gun Violence and its Education Fund. Wallstein is most proud of the part she played in the success and growth of the reACTION Youth Education Program, which teaches New York City... Read More
NYAGV Endorses Kathleen Rice for Retiring Carolyn McCarthy's Seat

NYAGV Endorses Kathleen Rice for Retiring Carolyn McCarthy’s Seat

NYAGV Executive Director Leah Gunn Barrett, joined by Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, yesterday endorsed Nassau County D.A. Kathleen Rice to fill Congresswoman McCarthy’s Congressional seat. Congresswoman McCarthy, who is retiring at the end of her current term, has been one of the nation’s leading advocates against gun violence in Congress throughout her 18-year Read More
Honoree Profile: Amy Domini

Honoree Profile: Amy Domini

Amy Domini, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Domini Social Investments, will be the recipient of the NYAGV Founder’s Award at the 2014 Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on October 20 in New York City. Widely recognized as the leading voice for socially responsible investing, Ms. Domini is being honored for her advocacy against investments in firearm manufacturers.... Read More
Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Join NYAGV in Buffalo this Sunday.

Stop by the NYAGV table at the Buffalo Peace and Nonviolence Festival–this Sunday, September 21–and show your support for child access prevention and safe gun storage by signing the petition for Nicholas’s Law (A8293/S7822). Read More
Honoree Profile: Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy

Honoree Profile: Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy

At the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on October 20 in New York City, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy will be the recipient of the Allard K. Lowenstein Award for Public Service. McCarthy was chosen for the honor for her leadership on gun safety issues for her nine terms over in Congress. Congresswoman McCarthy is... Read More