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San Juan, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Public space activation

Description: This project will develop a gathering and celebration space in front of Casa Museo Ismael Rivera for musical and traditional dance performances.

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Rincon, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: To help community members reconnect after COVID-19 shutdowns, ACOMER Puerto Rico created community gardens at several centers for older adults. The organization purchased raised garden beds for each site and provided seeds for planting. Additionally, ACOMERPR held seminars on gardening techniques and recruited agronomists to provide technical assistance onsite. Local leaders manage each garden and organize group gardening sessions. Project organizers say they hope the garden plots allow residents to grow their own produce, increasing the community's access to nutritious food. This supports ACOMERPR's wider mission to offer food and medical resources to at-risk older adults and people displaced by natural disasters.

Guaynabo, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Roadway/sidewalks/crosswalk improvement

Description: To make walking in Guaynabo safer, this project set up to add crosswalks to several intersections along San Patricio Avenue.

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