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San Antonio, TX

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: A design competition for accessory dwelling units will encourage families and students to think creatively about ADUs as a way to create multigenerational households and provide for older family members so they can age in place.

Iowa City, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: The project will stage a competition for children age 17 and younger, who will design Lego replicas of accessory dwelling units to promote the housing type as an affordable option for older adults.

Louisville, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Housing Choice Design Competitions

Description: This project will host a design competition to select and purchase at least three pre-approved plans for accessory dwelling units, which will then be available to the public free of charge.

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Fresno, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Engaging residents alongside thought leaders in problem solving

Description: Statewide advocacy in California can be a difficult process for residents to navigate. To increase community engagement towards more livable communities, the California State University Fresno Foundation created a curriculum tailored to adults aged 50 or older. The Foundation then provided 24 hours of online instruction to a cohort of older adults over the course of several weeks. Participants learned about issues facing older adults in the Central Valley, where the fastest growing demographic is adults over the age of 85. The students heard from -- and about -- local community groups. They also improved their public speaking, leadership and advocacy skills.

Orosi, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Walkability

Description: This project will recruit volunteers aged 50 to conduct six walk audits along two busy traffic corridors. The organization will host two community meetings to discuss how to use the data to increase street safety.

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