SNUG http://wamc.org en NY Gov Pushes Anti-Violence Programs http://wamc.org/post/ny-gov-pushes-anti-violence-programs <p></p><p></p><p>With an uptick in the call for community action against gun violence,&nbsp; New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has fostered the launches of programs aimed at stopping such incidents in their tracks.</p><p>Cuomo recently announced seven programs will share more than $2 million in grants designed to reduce gun violence in communities across New York. The initiative promotes street-level outreach and intervention.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:48:19 +0000 Dave Lucas 83836 at http://wamc.org NY Gov Pushes Anti-Violence Programs Community Forum On Gun Violence http://wamc.org/post/community-forum-gun-violence <p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:49:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 82065 at http://wamc.org Community Forum On Gun Violence Public Invited To Conversation On Gun Violence http://wamc.org/post/public-invited-conversation-gun-violence <p></p><p>The debate over gun violence takes center stage once again this week in Albany.&nbsp; Try as they may, politicians, police, clergymen, government officials and community activists have been unable to stem the tide of gun violence in New York's Capital City.&nbsp; Forum organizer community advocate Marlon Anderson intends to instill a new dialog and a new process to a pathway to deal with Albany's gun culture. "I'm looking to create new partnerships, new commitments and to create the resources that have not been available to address the problem."</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 07:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 81773 at http://wamc.org Public Invited To Conversation On Gun Violence Anti-Gun Violence Dialog Ratchets Up In Albany http://wamc.org/post/anti-gun-violence-dialog-ratchets-albany <p></p><p>December has been marred by episodes of gun violence in New York's capital city. Albany continues its struggle to "take back the streets" following a series of shootings including three gun-related murders since December 5th.</p><p>Despite leaders’ best efforts to get guns out of circulation, they continue to proliferate.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:40:17 +0000 Dave Lucas 80660 at http://wamc.org Anti-Gun Violence Dialog Ratchets Up In Albany Debate : Albany SNUG Program http://wamc.org/post/debate-albany-snug-program <p>The SNUG program was launched by the New York State Senate in 2009. The program aims to reduce gun and gang violence. SNUG, which is “guns” spelled backwards, came to Albany in 2010, but funding the program has been a struggle. Shootings dropped by 29 percent during SNUG’s first eight months of operation in New York's Capital city. Albany Common Councilor Barbara Smith, representing the 4th ward, hails the program as a success.<br><br>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:59:43 +0000 Dave Lucas 60470 at http://wamc.org Debate : Albany SNUG Program