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Representative Anastasia P. Williams

Member, House Health, Education and Welfare Committee

Chair, RI Black & Latino Caucus




Anastasia P. Williams (D) represents District 9, Providence. Rep. Williams has served her district since first being elected in November 1992 and is currently the Chairwoman of the Rhode Island Black and Latino Legislative Caucus.  She is a member of the House Health, Education and Welfare Committee.
Rep. Williams was the prime sponsor of enacted legislation in 2012 that protects senior and low-income housing polling places. She also sponsored successful legislation in 2012 that allows individuals who receive a settlement from workers’ compensation to apply for temporary disability benefits.
Rep. Williams is a coordinator at First Source Providence. She has been involved in a number of organizations and causes, including the United Way, Joslyn and Hartford Community Centers, West Broadway Neighborhood Association, Providence Community Action, Olneyville Housing Corp and Providence Head Start.
A graduate of Bishop Keough Regional High School, she is a student at Roger Williams University. Rep. Williams was born May 6, 1957 and has five children, Lisa, Dionne, Jonnathan, Eddy and Hev’n.

32 Hammond Street
Providence, RI 02909