Faith groups step up to host vaccine sites. Why churches are key places, especially for people of color.

USA Today | Churches have often been a cornerstone in the fight against inequities and a trusted source of information and guidance during troubled times.During the pandemic, vaccinations have become the latest public service in a health and economic crisis that has seen places of worship offer canned food, clothing, housing and other assistance. Outside, a teal mobile unit was parked near the fellowship hall. The unit provided by Learning Undefeated is usually a science lab offering students STEM lessons in underserved communities.

Learning Undefeated Provides Mobile “Drop Anywhere Labs” for New “Faith in the Vaccine” COVID-19 Pilot Program in Washington, D.C.

“Our Drop Anywhere Labs will provide a secure, professional laboratory space for the ‘Faith in the Vaccine’ mobile health initiative, which supports the District of Columbia in equitably distributing the COVID-19 vaccine across multiple sites in the city,” said Brian Gaines, CEO of Learning Undefeated. “As part of this wide-reaching coalition of community leaders, we’re committed to ensuring that every community in the District has access to the COVID-19 vaccine, starting with Wards 5, 7 and 8.”

Churches Pair Up with Clinics to Deliver Coronavirus Vaccine to Those Who Need It Most

Washington Post | Holding clinics on church grounds can make getting the vaccine easier for people who do not have the ability to drive to a mass vaccination clinic or who have trouble getting online to check and recheck websites, hoping for an appointment. And seeing pastors getting vaccinated can help ease people’s concerns about getting the shots. “We know the faith community has the ear of their people and are a trusted voice. For people who might be a little hesitant, to see their pastor get vaccinated builds that trust immediately.”

Learning Undefeated and Spark 101 Partner to Create Free Hybrid STEM Education Ecosystem for Teachers and Parents

The two nonprofit organizations expect to serve 1M students by the end of this school year Gaithersburg, MD – December 14, 2020 – Nonprofit organizations Learning Undefeated and Spark 101 have announced a collaboration to create a free online catalog of educational digital STEM content designed for K-12 teachers, students, and parents. This new hybrid…

Operation Polar Eye: Learning Undefeated Designs Computational Thinking Activity Based on Northrop Grumman’s Environmental Technology

Non-profit organization Learning Undefeated has partnered with Northrop Grumman to create a hands-on computational thinking activity for high school students focused on real-world environmental technology. Operation Polar Eye: Think Like a Drone is a new addition to Learning Undefeated’s Anywhere Labs digital learning portfolio, available at no cost teachers and students. The collaboration is based…