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Today, AARP Connecticut announced three organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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It’s said that June is the “gateway to summer,” a month of blossoming nature and the melody of a brand new season. It makes sense, then, that June would also be home to celebrations observing the power of liberty and song.
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AARP Connecticut’s Virtual U Faith in the Neighborhood series is part of a collaboration between AARP and the Hartford International University. The one-hour sessions are designed to promote cross-cultural understanding and delve into topics such as prayer, food and dating customs.
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This guest post was written and submitted by Michelle Puzzo, President & Co-Founder of UR Community Cares
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The annual program aims to make local communities in Connecticut more livable
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For nine years, AARP Connecticut has been offering AARP member scholarships to enroll in Encore!Connecticut, a nationally-recognized program that assists professionals and managers age 50 and older transition their corporate experience and expertise to full and part-time managerial positions in the Connecticut nonprofit sector. Over 100 Connecticut corporate professionals have successfully moved from corporate to nonprofit careers through Encore!Connecticut.
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AARP Connecticut will work with lawmakers during the state’s 2022 legislative session to support and advocate on a variety of important policies and issues that affect residents and their families.
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Andrus Award for Community Service Honors Outstanding Volunteers Age 50-Plus
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