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Eugene, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will provide residents with satellite internet access and backup power systems for use during natural disasters. The project will also implement an early warning system for the community.

Hauula, HI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will invite older adults to participate in emergency preparedness training. Lessons will include how to create an emergency plan and how to secure connection to the internet.

Tuscaloosa, AL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: CSP will host digital literacy skills classes for people age 50 and older. Participants will learn how to access disaster and emergency information apps, as well as cyber security best practices and the basics of using devices.

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Charleston, WV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To make its underused East End Community Park more inviting, the City of Charleston added a splash pad, playground equipment and new greenery. First, the City held a community clean up day, where volunteers helped prepare the site. Then the City installed new equipment, including a swing set, two ski walker gliders and a water umbrella for the splash pad. The City also planted trees to shade the park's walking path and improve its overall appearance. In addition, they added lighting to improve park safety by illuminating the walking path, the community garden and other areas. Since these changes, project organizers report more families are using the park and neighbors are chipping in to keep the area free of litter.

Charleston, WV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project upgraded Charleston's East End Dog Park to make it usable for pet owners of all ages. The City planted trees, installed shade structures and added seating. They also made repairs to the park's water source and planted grass. In addition, City workers fenced off a section of the dog park specifically for smaller dogs, keeping them separate from larger breeds that can intimidate them.

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