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Providence, RI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will train a cohort of residents to teach their neighbors to use an online resource displaying emergency preparedness data and resources. The storymapping initiative will also expand digital literacy in Olneyville, a majority Spanish-speaking community.

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North Augusta, SC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A walk audit in North Augusta's downtown will allow older adults to evaluate the safety of sidewalks, crossings and public spaces. Insights will guide city planning and infrastructure improvements.

Augusta, GA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Organizers with the Augusta Recreation and Parks Department noticed people were driving their vehicles into Henry H. Brigham Park, making park users feel unsafe. This project set out to prevent this, keeping a walking track, basketball court and playground area free from cars and trucks. The Department installed bollards, as well as benches -- which served the dual purpose of giving park patrons a place to rest. Additionally, organizers planted shade trees to make the park more appealing in the summer heat. To draw visitors, the Department also worked to increase recreational programming in the park, including Tai Chi classes.

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