In an open forum format, you’ll engage in an in-depth discussion about the facts and myths about gun violence and how it affects your community, and learn how to assess the gun violence problem you face.

Topics include:

  • The impact of guns and gun violence on your community.
  • Myths vs. facts about guns and gun violence.
  • Snitching and what it means to be a witness.
  • Where guns come from and why people use them.
  • How a gun can change the dynamics of a relationship and in a community.
  • Personal coping techniques to use if confronted by gun violence.
  • Your role in reducing gun violence in your community.
  • Resources for reducing gun violence.

To hold an NYAGV workshop for your community or organization, contact Shaina Harrison at or 212-679-2345.