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Union City, GA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will turn an unused wooded lot into a centrally-located, easily-accessible dog park with accessible gates, benches and a gazebo to provide a gathering spot for older neighborhood residents.

Pollock Pines, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project created Pollock Pines' first public park. Organizers chose a Western theme for the community greenspace, which features a nature trail and outdoor fitness equipment.

Newton, KS

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project installed ADA-compliant benches and educational signage at a future wetlands park located one mile from a large retirement community. It also created safety warnings and pavement markings at the site.

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Great Falls, MT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Inclusive civic engagement efforts

Description: As part of its work to reduce violence and promote equality and fairness in Great Falls, the YMCA Great Falls conducted a series of workshops. Focused on racial equity and justice, organizers tailored the trainings to reach a multigenerational audience. Workshop moderators included individuals from different tribal communities and religious backgrounds. Topics included community dialogue, kindness, inclusion and promoting dignity.

Helena, MT

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Roadway/sidewalks/crosswalk improvement

Description: This pop-up demonstration set out to gather input from residents about ways to increase mobility in Helena. Organizers planned to create a demonstration kit, comprised of a trailer equipped with supplies to stage pop-up projects. They then set out to create temporary protected bike lanes and make improvements to crosswalks along the Centennial Trial -- all with the goal of making the community more walkable and bikeable.

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