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Join us Sunday, 9/25! The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

Join us Sunday, 9/25! The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence

Show your voice against gun violence Sunday, September 25 at locations throughout New York!Read More
Join us Nov. 15 in NYC!

Join us Nov. 15 in NYC!

Get tickets now to the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit & Silent Auction! Read More
Latest From NYAGV
Suicide and Guns: "Breakup"

Suicide and Guns: “Breakup”

Suicide is often an impulsive act, particularly among young people. Public health experts agree that the success of suicide attempts depends on the lethalness of the means used. Because of the easy access to guns in American homes, nearly two-thirds of gun deaths are suicides. If fewer people had access to guns, the rate would fall... Read More
Reserve your tickets now to NYAGV's Annual Benefit - Nov. 15 in NYC

Reserve your tickets now to NYAGV’s Annual Benefit – Nov. 15 in NYC

Reserve your sponsorship and tickets now for the NYAGV Education Fund 2016 Annual Benefit! Scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 in New York City, this popular event supports youth and community education programs to prevent and reduce gun violence. Read More
How will your sponsorship make a difference?

How will your sponsorship make a difference?

Want to make a difference? Consider becoming a sponsor of the NYAGV Education Fund Annual Benefit, November 15 in New York City! Your tax-deductible sponsorship goes a long way in covering costs to fund youth scholarships, add youth programs to additional schools, and increase our offerings of community workshops–all in efforts to reduce gun violence. Read More
Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Contest Invites Smart Gun Designs from NYC College Students

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has launched the Smart Gun Design Competition for New York City college and university students to develop workable smart gun technology. The purpose of the competition is to develop methods for preventing unauthorized users of guns from using them. The top five teams will be given $10,000 in funding to... Read More
Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

Faces of NY Gun Violence: Jose Webster, 16

“My 16-Year-Old Brother Was Shot to Death and No One Was Arrested” — Nathalie Arzu’s Story  Read More
Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman--August 4 in NYC

Join us! Free Movie Screening with NYS Senator Hoylman–August 4 in NYC

New York Senator Brad Hoylman will be hosting a free screening of Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, this Thursday, August 4 in New York City. Please join us at the event–which also includes a followup panel discussion–at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, from 6-9 pm. Following the film screening, stay for the Q&A... Read More
NYAGV Applauds NYC Pension Fund's Move to Divest of Gun Stocks

NYAGV Applauds NYC Pension Fund’s Move to Divest of Gun Stocks

NYAGV welcomes the decision by a major pension fund, the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), to divest of its holdings of companies selling firearms. NYCERS will sell its investments of the retailers WalMart, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., and Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. While NYCERS voted to divest its holdings in firearms... Read More
NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

NYAGV Awards Youth Program Scholars

The NYAGV Education Fund recently awarded $500 scholarships to four students in its ReACTION Youth Education Program to reduce gun violence. The students, all seniors going on to college in the fall, were awarded for their outstanding leadership and participation as well as the lessons they took away from the program. Congratulations to each of these... Read More