Livable Communities

Missouri is battling a persistent gap between its high-speed internet haves and have-nots. State officials are seeking input on how to spend a windfall from Washington—of up to $1 billion—to expand broadband access.
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Colorful new space will bring smiles to the faces of transit customers
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Grants awarded as part of its nationwide program to make communities more livable
As part of its Livable Communities initiative, AARP Missouri is helping to update a Metro Link light rail stations in the region—adding seasonal plantings, shade canopies and other improvements. Additional livability projects include an exercise park and a push for expanded high-speed internet.
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Applications are currently being accepted through March 22, 2022, 5:00 p.m. ET.
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Four groups in Missouri received 2021 Community Challenge grants from AARP for projects to make their areas more livable. 
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AARP Awards Community Grants to Four Missouri Organizations as part of Another Record-breaking Year for Nationwide Program
Over the past year, AARP Kansas City partnered with the Westside Housing Organization and Emerging Builders to combat the affordable housing issue in the city and remodel a home in the Lykins neighborhood.
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These organizations will provide immediate improvements to their communities and jumpstart long-term change.
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