Plus: Lunching, Learning and Leading by Example                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
November 14, 2018 
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Leading By Example
A man with a criminal record has made it his mission to break the cycle of violence in his neighborhood — and stop the flow of young people to prison, or worse.
HOW MENTORS CAN HELP REVERSE THE TREND
Lunching and Learning
When a local business executive and a large school district launched a mentoring experience for at-risk students, they made sure the program would be easy and obstacle-free for the participating adults.
READ ABOUT THE POWER OF LUNCH PALS
Events, Resources & More
9 Winning Cities — As winners of the 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, each will receive $1 million to begin “implementation on potentially breakthrough solutions to homelessness, the opioid crisis, mobility, climate change, and economic opportunity.”
Source: Bloomberg.org ►
Winter is Coming — Three U.S. cities will receive help planning, piloting and implementing solutions that increase social interaction and public space activities during the coldest, darkest months of the year. Apply for “Wintermission” by November 29. Source: 880 Cities ►
The AdvancingCities Challenge — Applications are being accepted until November 30 for funds “to support creative, collaborative and sustainable solutions that address cross-cutting challenges to help more people benefit from a growing economy.”
(P.S. See the P.S. below.) Source: JPMorgan Chase & Co. ►
We will not publish on November 21 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Look for the next AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter on November 28.

P.S. The APA Foundation is seeking local partners for partnering on a proposal.
Email them at Foundation@Planning.org.
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