Buffalo - The Honorable Lisa Bloch Rodwin
The Buffalo Division honors the Honorable Lisa Bloch Rodwin, chair of the Western New York Muslim and Immigrant Community Family Court Collaborative. Judge Bloch Rodwin began this initiative after observing that cultural barriers in the courtroom were making it difficult to ensure justice for the growing number of refugee, immigrant, and Muslim families that appeared before her.
FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders
In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 15, 2016, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award. These leaders, selected by their area FBI field office, have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their local communities through service. The FBI is grateful for the work of each of these individuals and organizations on behalf of their communities.
“[This year’s honorees] have done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference,” said Director Comey. “Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country.”
Recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award are: