Deborah Sewell was recognized in the State of New York with her own day. Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins signed a proclamation declaring June 17th Deborah Sewell Day in the State of New York.
“Thank you to Congressman Jim Himes and New York Senate Majority Leader, Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins for the recognition of my work both in Belize and Internationally. Thanks to all those people behind the scenes Symra Brandon Gloria Depina Cynthia Turnquest-Jones Lee Barry DJ Special and the many others who thought of me as worthy of such recognition. I am humbled.”