June 25, 2012- Kerron Norman Appointed Vice President at ANDRUS
Selected as Honoree for the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission
2012 Diversity Awards
ANDRUS' Vice President of Community-Based Programs, Kerron Norman, was honored by the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission with a 2012 Diversity Award.
received the award at a ceremony on Tuesday evening, December 18 at Brooklyn Law School's Feil Hall.
The presentation to Kerron
leadership of Westchester County's innovative Family Assessment Response (FAR) implementation in the Child Protective services program.
FAR is designed to reduce racial disparities in child welfare services and keep families together.
was also honored for her
successful advocacy role in convincing Westchester Department of Social Services and the County Board of Legislators
to commit the Undoing Racism training to further address the issue of racial disproportionality in child welfare.
To date 280 DSS
staff, senior county attorneys and Family Court personnel have participated in these trainings.
Kerron Norman joined ANDRUS' staff in July 2012, having served as Director of Child Welfare for Westchester County DSS since 2006 and previously as Borough Deputy Director of Field Operations for New York City's Administration for Children's Services.
ANDRUS COO Brian Farragher said, "We are extremely proud of Kerron.
To be Honored at Diversity Awards
Kerron Norman, VP of Community Based Programs at ANDRUS has been selected as a honoree for the Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission 2012 Diversity Awards.
Candidates' are selected based on their achievements and contributions in one or more of the following areas; 1) promoting diversity and or inclusion in the workplace or legal profession, 2) increasing opportunities for people of color to attain success, 3) advocating for equal opportunity and equal justice in the courts, and or 4) promoting minority causes leading to enhanced opportunities for people of color.
will receive her
award later this year, congratulations!