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Waukegan, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will help low-income older adults obtain an affordable internet subscription. Additionally, participants will receive free laptop or tablet, along with in digital literacy training.

International Falls, MN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: The county will engage high school students to teach digital skills to older adult residents and veterans. A local business will provide low-cost, used laptops loaded with software, which participants can keep after the training.

Seattle, WA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will provide digital literacy classes to Latino immigrant workers. This will give lower-income residents access to computers and improve their technology skills, allowing them to access job opportunities.

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Clarendon County, SC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Access to health care services

Description: To provide free primary care services in rural South Carolina, the Town of Summerton set out to a mobile health clinic. The town received two donated shipping containers. They worked to retrofit one to become the new mobile clinic and the other to store medical equipment. A generator provides power to the mobile unit, allowing the Town to deploy it in remote areas. After completing construction, the Town plans to donate the clinic to a local health care provider. Project organizers hope this helps uninsured and low-income community members access medical care.

Camden, SC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Public space activation

Description: Camden's Main Street program transformed the city's Broad Street alley into a vibrant throughway for shoppers and diners. To involve community members in the makeover, the City invited residents to the space to create stained glass-like globes out of tissue paper. By hanging the completed art pieces and adding LED string lights and shade canopies, the City created a decorative, open ceiling to the alley. They later added benches and planters to create an outdoor gathering space. It's wonderful to see the residents who created pieces strolling through the alley and pointing out to friends and family where their piece is located, Camden Main Street Program Manager Katherine Spadacenta said.

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