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Nearby AARP Community Challenge Grantees

New Orleans, LA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Public Spaces

Description: The construction of a footbridge and walking path connected this community fitness park to the Lafitte Greenway, an active rails-to-trails pedestrian path. In addition, FitLot coaches provided more than 36 hours of free fitness coaching to older people from a community that suffers from one of the largest health disparity gaps in the nation. [WWL] 

New Orleans, LA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Public Spaces

Description: To address health stress issues effecting the area, this project will establish the Community Orchard and Garden which will be used as a gathering space for healthy bar-be-que events, healthy living education, implementation of green infrastructure demonstration projects, a community garden, and a community orchard.

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