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Livable Communities

State's Digital Equity Plan provides blueprint to unlock federal dollars and connect communities
Grant awards supports quick-action projects that make communities livable for people of all ages
Five West Virginia entities received 2023 AARP Community Challenge grants. Among the winning projects:
Quick action projects in Fayette, Kanawha, Marion, Ohio, and Tucker counties receive 2023 grants
Two West Virginia towns received AARP Community Challenge grants.
AARP wants neighborhoods to be accessible to people of all ages. Two Mountain State communities just got a boost in that effort, winning AARP Community Challenge grants to improve public spaces.
Locals know Charleston as a place with small-town charm and capital-city attractions such as a symphony orchestra and museums.
Community leaders in West Virginia’s largest city have officially taken the first steps toward joining AARP’s Network of Age Friendly Communities. Earlier this month, Charleston (WV) City Council approved a resolution in support of joining the U.S. affiliate of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Program, becoming the first West Virginia municipality or county to do so.
Charleston, WV - In our first video update from the 2016 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, AARP West Virginia State Director Gaylene Miller highlights AARP's state advocacy agenda and Del. Roger Hanshaw (R-Clay, 33rd District) discusses the West Virginia Legislature's efforts to improve high-speed, broadband access throughout the Mountain State.
AARP West Virginia staff and volunteers are maintaining a very active presence at the State Capitol throughout the 60-day regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, working on behalf of nearly 300,000 members across the Mountain State.
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