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San Antonio, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will provide desktop computers in several public housing properties, which older residents can use to access online services. In addition, the organization will offer digital literacy courses onsite.

Jersey City, NJ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project provided Wi-Fi-enabled tablets to seniors in a public housing development. College students offered one-on-one digital literacy training.

Houston, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will provide residents aged 50 with tablet computers, along with tutorials from university student volunteers on how to use them.

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Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Engaging residents alongside thought leaders in problem solving

Description: Seattle's city government invited technology specialists, designers and older adults to take part in a weekend hackathon. Participants brainstormed ways to use public data and technology to understand the built environment and improve the lives of Seattle's older adult residents. The City offered cash prizes to teams with winning ideas. Team Pandora for Streets took home the top prize for their map that used unusual crowdsourced data to evaluate the urban environment, such as street-level smells and noises. Other winning projects used crowdsourced bus stop data to evaluate accessibility and visualized needed repairs to Seattle's sidewalk network. Part of the Age-Friendly Seattle initiative, the civic hackathon reflects Seattle's commitment to becoming a livable community for people of all ages and abilities, Candice Faber, the city's civic technology advocate, said.

Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Lifelong housing and accessibility

Description: The project will renovate the Home's Day Center to improve accessibility, launch health education sessions and offer holistic support for low-income older adults, particularly women experiencing homelessness and economic insecurity.

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