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Livable Communities

Community Challenge grantees will work to make their communities great places to live for people of all ages.
Get the details straight from our state's Elections Administrator in this interview by AARP Texas State Director Tina Tran.
Austin City Council is proposing code amendments to enhance housing options and support transit investments.
AARP Texas has a big lineup of exciting events for Hispanic Heritage Month
Texas will receive more than $3.3 billion in federal money – the most of any state – to help expand access to high-speed internet.
Volunteering, by definition, is a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service. What that service is, varies for everyone, but for me, it means giving my time to an organization I am passionate about, like AARP. Growing up, I always enjoyed giving back to the community because I knew what a difference it can make not just for others, but also to the volunteer.
AARP Austin in partnership Safe Streets Austin has helped create public spaces designed for residents of all ages, abilities and needs. The "Healthy Streets" initiative, allowed for the closing of a 10-mile stretch of Austin's roads to vehicles so that it would be open to walkers and cyclists. This temporary pandemic closure has now become permanent. AARP continues to fight for a healthier Austin.
In 2022, AARP Community Challenge grants went toward five projects in Texas that aim to make communities more livable for residents of all ages.
A listing of Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 events hosted by AARP Texas and community partners throughout Texas. Sept 15 to Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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