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Help keep guns away from kids.

Help keep guns away from kids.

One third of US households with children under the age of 18 contain firearms–and many of those are stored unlocked and loaded.Read More
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You shop. Amazon gives.

You shop. Amazon gives.

Now when you shop with Amazon, you can support the NYAGV Education Fund. Just shop on AmazonSmile (www.smile.amazon.com) and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund, Inc. There’s no extra cost to you. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same... 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... 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,... 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... 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. Ms. Domini—who was named by... 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 retiring at the... Read More
Community Workshops: The Sadonte Foundation

Community Workshops: The Sadonte Foundation

To help reduce gun violence in New York, the NYAGV Education Fund conducts community workshops for neighborhood organizations such as The Sadonte Foundation–a group committed to fostering positive relationships through mentorship, youth based activities, and supportive groups. Read More
reACTION Student Q&A: Brandon M.

reACTION Student Q&A: Brandon M.

Brandon M. is an 11th grader at the High School for Public Service in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. This is his second year in reACTION, an after-school program that teaches New York City teens how to avoid guns and gun violence. Brandon was interviewed recently by Kira B., a student volunteer.  Read More