Attendees hold a sign calling on folks to say the name of Layleen Xtravaganza Cubilette-Polanco.
After making their voices heard at City Hall, the group then brought their demonstration to One Police Plaza to continue raising awareness about the role of law enforcement in the deaths of LGBTQ folks in the city this year.
Housing Works CEO Charles King looks on during the City Hall demonstration.
The demonstration echoed themes of criminal justice with a focus on sex workers and black trans women.
Advocates have sought answers since Kawaski Trawick was fatally shot by NYPD officers in April.
A pair of attendees, Blue and Zaire, embrace each other as they participate in the demonstration.