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Sioux Falls, SD

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Reconnecting Communities

Description: This traffic calming project will deploy traffic delineators to separate vehicle traffic from sidewalks and bike lanes. The delineators are an inexpensive, effective way to support pedestrian and bike safety.

Anchorage, AK

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Reconnecting Communities

Description: This initiative aims to bring together the Fairview neighborhood, which a highway split in two 60 years ago, resulting in decades of disinvestment and adverse safety and health impacts. NeighborWorks will host placemaking events encouraging residents of all ages to reenvision and revitalize the corridor.

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Los Angeles, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Transportation Systems Change

Description: This project will increase public transportation use and mobility for older Asian American Pacific Islanders by reducing language, cultural and technological barriers to access.

Los Angeles, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2020

Project Category: Developing projects based on residents' priorities

Description: The Echo Park Film Center invited older community members to share their life stories via film. Twenty participants provided photos and memorabilia from their lives and recorded their voices, which EPFC staff and students used to create a short video for each person. The organization then held an outdoor screening to share the films with the community. One thing you realize when getting older is that your experiences are never lost, and you retrieve them at different parts of your life. And when you move on and most need it, it reappears and you are pleasantly amazed. And this is one of those experiences, participant Ida Talalla said in her video. The Echo Park Film Center gave me a chance to be creative with my reflections.

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