More than a dozen elected officials have been carted off in cuffs or convicted in court since 2010.
More than 100 students, joined by faculty members, participated in the protest.
Queens Councilman Ruben Wills made excuses to avoid meeting with investigators, a lawsuit says.
Ruben Wills and Jelani Mills were arrested Wednesday on charges of misusing public funds.
The councilman said he refused to resign after he was charged with stealing city campaign funds.
Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.
Also up for grabs was a seat that will be vacated by Councilman James Gennaro.
Community activists are inviting mayoral candidates to come to Southeast Queens.
Despite weeks of pressure from the mayor's office and police unions, members say they're standing strong.
Relatives of D'aja Robinson, 14, blamed the NRA for the easy accessibility of guns.
Six state senators and a city councilman were recorded on a wire worn by Shirley Huntley.
Though he was named as being recorded on a wire, Ruben Wills said he's not the target of a probe.
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