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Goins portraitLala Williams is deputy commissioner of the Department for Aging and Independent Living. On this podcast episode we discuss her journey from Lawrenceburg to East St. Louis, Chicago and finally back to her hometown. Along the way, Williams earned a master’s degree in public administration and policy and developed the unique perspective she brings to the Cabinet.

We also talk about the Senior Hunger Summit webinar being held via Zoom Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference aims to raise awareness of senior hunger and food insecurity and explore viable responses to nutritional needs in the aging population. This year's summit showcases innovative thinkers from Kentucky, Georgia and Florida. There is no registration fee for the conference thanks to a grant award.

Register​ for this important event.

~ Secretary Eric Friedlander

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