On December 8th, 2022, after public outcry following Mayor Eric Adams's executive order to deputize the NYPD to involuntarily detain New Yorkers who officers perceived to be suffering from a mental health crisis, New Yorkers rallied at City Hall. See photos from the rally below, as well as video footage of VOCAL-NY member Ibrahim X's remarks:

Eric Vassell, father of Saheed Vassell
Members of JFREJ, T'ruah, and Tirdof
Jews For Racial & Economic Justice members
City Council Member Carmen De La Rosa
City Council Member Shahana Hanif
The Communities United for Police Reform coalition organized the rally