FRANK WILLIAMS, JR. -

Frank Williams, Jr. is a native of Canton, Mississippi. He grew up at a time of racial unrest and a period where Blacks were viewed as second class citizens. His values in terms of commitment to social change was shaped through his experiences in the deep south and the fact that Blacks were treated as second class citizens. His contacts with those involved in "the Movement" was instrumental in his desire to help others. He participated in protests and demonstrations in Mississippi around issues of inequality and racism. His mother and father were active in the Civil Rights Movement. His mother was the first Black woman elected to city office in his hometown. He has been lead to follow in their footsteps.
Frank is a proud graduate of Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi. In 1974, he moved to White Plains New York and he began his professional career. He received a master's in social work from Fordham University in 1977.
He has worked in a number of jobs: director of a senior citizens center in Stamford, Connecticut; program director of a youth center in Greenwich, Connecticut; director of an employment and training program for a Settlement House in New York City. Frank has been employed at the White Plains Youth Bureau for more than twelve years. He was recently appointed to the position of Executive Director of the White Plains Youth Bureau. His love of people and wanting to make the world better a place for all causes him "to stay on the wall."
Frank is very active and very involved. He is member of the Bethel Baptist Church where he serves as a deacon, church treasurer and Sunday school teacher. In addition, he is Basileus of the Beta Alpha Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. he is also active in numerous other organizations. He has received numerous commendations and awards. His motto is: "If it's to be. It's up to me."
Frank is married to the former Ann B. Stinson, and they are proud parents of two daughters, Timeka and Cherylyn. He is Godfather of two boys, Michael and J Shaun.



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