FHW 30th Anniversary Program


On Thursday, May 20, 2021, the Sixth Judicial District held a program in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission. The event was co-sponsored by the Broome County Bar Association. The program will include a screening of the FHW documentary, “A Bridge to Justice: The Life of Franklin H. Williams.” Additionally, a representative from various fraternal organizations spoke regarding the respective missions of their organizations to employees in the Sixth Judicial District.

Welcome and Greetings
• Porter L. Kirkwood, Esq., District Executive, Sixth Judicial District
• Wendy K. DeWind, Esq., President, Broome County Bar Association

Overview of the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission
• Hon. Shirley Troutman and Hon. Troy K. Webber, FHW Co-Chairs

Remarks and Introduction to the Franklin H. Williams Documentary
Hon. Eugene D. Faughnan, Administrative Judge, Sixth Judicial District

Franklin H. Williams Documentary

Resources/Outreach – Fraternal Organizations
Cervantes Society - Sylvia T. Miranda
• The Guardians Association - Sergeant Angie Davis Leveritte
• Latino Court Officers Society, - Inc. Jessica Hernandez
• Sankofa Society - Lt. Eugene Hunter
• Tribune Society, Inc. – Leah Richardson

Question and Answer Period

Closing Remarks
• Mary Lynn Nicolas-Brewster, Executive Director Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission


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