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Where We Live: Past Publications

Two award-winning titles, each with more than 100 inspiring ideas from America's community leaders

The Where We Live series from AARP highlights inspiring ideas and solutions from America's local leaders to improve their communities, respond to pressing issues, and build partnerships. These free AARP books are available in paperback and digital download formats.

Where We Live: Communities for All Ages (Book 3) features more than 200 articles and photographs of inspiring programs, people and places throughout the United States.

The first two editions of Where We Live are still available

Book 1: Where We Live: Communities for All Ages — 100+ Inspiring Ideas from America's Mayors | and Book 2: Where We Live: Communities for All Ages — 100+ Inspiring Ideas from America's Community Leaders 


Order a free paperback version of Where We Live

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Email with your Name, Mailing Address and the Publication Number for Book 1 (D20258) and/or Book 2 (D20336)

We can send one copy per request. Bulk orders will be considered. If seeking additional copies please explain why and identify the organization you are representing, if any. Delivery can take up to 4 weeks.

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Book 1

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