Updates

NYAGV Explains How You Can Participate in the Gun Debate
4/11/13 Over the last two decades, DCTV’s third floor tenant, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV), has established itself as a leader in the fight against gun violence. NYAGV uses legislative advocacy and education to encourage positive changes in both public opinion and policy. As you can...
leanna | 04/15/2013 - 2:01pm | 0 comments
One Million Moms For Gun Control | Washington D.C.
Join One Million Moms for Gun Control on Monday, January 21st as they march across the Brooklyn Bridge toward City Hall in support of President Obama's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence, and Governor Cuomo's recent legislation in New York State. The March begins at 9:30am Brooklyn's Cadman Plaza Park...
stephanie | 01/20/2013 - 7:32pm | 0 comments
With a Heavy Heart
We've been quiet at Beyond Bullets as of late, but we can't remain quiet after Friday's massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. We are stunned. We are horrified. We are saddened. We are ready for something to change. Our thoughts are with every loved one who has been affected by this mass shooting. Our...
stephanie | 12/16/2012 - 9:23pm | 0 comments
Aurora, CO
Every day since the horrific shooting in Aurora, Colorado, there have been news stories about gun policy and gun violence. It's overwhelming to parse through all the information on the many sides of this debate, and not all the information out there is reliable. One of the ways we try to take in...
stephanie | 07/27/2012 - 11:57am | 0 comments
On My Block 2012 Film Challenge
We're excited about On My Block, an innovative new film challenge for New Yorkers. It combines so many things we love: filmmaking, community development, citizen journalism and New York City! On My Block is a film challenge that brings communities closer together by inviting filmmakers of all...
stephanie | 07/17/2012 - 5:40pm | 0 comments
UN Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations
At the moment, the United Nations is packed with people representing countries and NGOs from all over the world who are debating and voting on a Global Arms Trade Treaty. The final vote on this critical international standard for buying and selling weapons - the likes of which have never existed...
stephanie | 07/03/2012 - 4:05pm | 0 comments
The Scars of Stop-and-Frisk
This terrific short doc sheds light on the controversial stop-and-frisk policy embraced by NYPD. Filmmakers Julie Dressner and Eddie Martinez profile a young Brooklyn native, Tyquan Brehon, who says he had been stopped 60 times before he turned 18. Tyquan's story may not be unusual, given that 87%...
stephanie | 06/15/2012 - 5:38pm | 0 comments
S.O.S. March to End Violence June 7th
Please join Save Our Streets Crown Heights (S.O.S.) for their annual March to End Gun Violence: Thursday, June 7th Brower Park (Kingston Avenue and Park Place) 5:30 PM The March will be an opportunity to celebrate the reduction in shootings in the S.O.S. target area in the past two years, from 23...
stephanie | 06/01/2012 - 4:01pm | 0 comments
Pamela Flynn's Considering Harm to Benefit NYAGV Education Fund
From May 23 - June 16, 2012, artist Pamela Flynn will exhibit her paintings and mixed media work in a new show, Considering Harm at Phoenix Gallery. All art sales will benefit New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Education Fund. Join the artist and NYAGV for the opening reception on Thursday, May 24th...
stephanie | 05/22/2012 - 3:29pm | 0 comments
Parsons Scholars & Beyond Bullets
Huge thanks to Stacy Seiler, Anne Gaines, Joseph Rutt and all the amazing students in the Parsons Scholars Program at Parsons The New School for Design for their incredible work this semester. With in-depth research and ingenuity, they made some great curriculum designs! We can't wait to share them...
stephanie | 05/21/2012 - 3:12pm | 0 comments