The girls' private school expects 200 students and local politicians to attend the conference.
The Union Theological Seminary Chapel was packed with those touched by Murphy's life work.
Carmen Villegas, 58, fought to save Our Lady Queen of Angels. She died Dec. 5 after battling cancer.
Alvin, the 16-year-old behind a stop-and-frisk audio recording, wanted to call attention to the issue.
Harry Wieder, 57, was killed by a cab while crossing the street in April 2010.
Local activist John Penley organized the demonstration to coincide with the anniversary of the Tompkins Square Park riots.
Monica Shay, 58, died Thursday after being shot along with four others at her Pennsylvania home.
The artist and activist has a sculpture on display near the Plaza and an upcoming show at Asia Society.
Obama joined hip hop band The Roots at Wednesday night's Town Hall event.
The borough president announced seven new appointments to Community Board 3 last week.
Jessica "Sunflower" Rechtschaffer, 41, was taken away in handcuffs after climbing the tree as part of a protest.
A tribute to the Community Board 3 member who was killed by a cab in April appeared recently on Essex Street.
The Community Board 3 member was an advocate for transportation and LGBT issues, as well as disabled peoples' rights.
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