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High Point, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: This walk audit will identify walkability upgrades in an urban neighborhood where nearly a third of the residents have no vehicle. Improved public health is a primary goal since the neighborhood experiences the county's highest rate of chronic diseases.

Cambridge, MA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: Walk audits through a mixed-use district will evaluate pedestrian crossings and identify ways to improve them. Organizers will share audit results with community members, local businessowners and municipal agencies to inform streetscape improvements.

Cairo, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Walk Audits

Description: A series of walk audits will identify viable locations to install benches. The seating will offer residents a place to meet up or wait for rides during community activities.

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Columbus, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Inclusive civic engagement efforts

Description: Central Ohio is home to a large Bhutanese migrant population. This project set out to help women from this community access community resources -- including libraries, parks and public transportation. The Bhutanese Community of Central Ohio held a series of trainings for older Bhutanese women, providing transportation to participants.

Columbus, OH

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project created a community garden with raised garden beds and seating, so that people of all ages and abilities could enjoy the space.

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