The Kansas Leadership Center embarked on an ambitious quest in 2020 and 2021 to help eradicate the COVID-19 pandemic in our state. Over six weeks at the end of 2020, 851 community meetings took place and thus showcased the fast pace at which Kansans mobilized to slow the spread of the virus. In 2021, 1,008 locally generated action projects were launched with a significant focus on traditionally underserved communities. A sincere thank you to all who were involved. Kansas Beats the Virus was a testament to the capacity of Kansans to exercise leadership on a daunting challenge!

Purpose:

End the COVID-19 pandemic in Kansas.

Strategy:

Mobilize Kansans to generate local solutions.

Focus:

Encourage vaccination and testing.

KANSAS BEATS THE VIRUS 2020 AND 2021

Meetings Held

Action Projects Launched

Grants Approved

Kansas Beats the Virus 2021 impacted an estimate of 1.45 million through locally generated action projects.

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Carrie Lindeman
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