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Science

CZI’s AI Computing System Honored as a ‘World Changing Idea’

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s (CZI) AI computing system for nonprofit life science research was named an honoree in Fast...

May 14, 2024 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Calls for Innovative Financing Approaches To Tackle California’s Housing Shortage

A request for applications will support funds that are implementing creative approaches to financing the production and preservation of housing in California.

Apr 16, 2024 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Joins Community Partners Showcasing Innovative Solutions to Housing Affordability Crisis

CZI joined in celebrating five years of Partnership for the Bay’s Future (PBF), a collaborative effort focused on addressing the Bay Area's affordable housing crisis.

Apr 4, 2024 · 5 min read

Community

Lessons for the Narrative Curious: CZI’s Emergent Approach to Narrative Investments

Reflections, learnings, and questions about CZI’s narrative investments to build public support for housing reform in California.

Nov 13, 2023 · 2 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Science To Build AI GPU Cluster To Model Cell Systems

The new cluster will be one of the most powerful high-performance computing systems for nonprofit life science research in the world.

Sep 19, 2023 · 6 min read

Community

Listen: Why We Should All Say Yes To Affordable Housing

CZI grantees talk housing affordability solutions on Andy Slavitt’s "In the Bubble" podcast.

Sep 7, 2023 · 37 min read

Science

The Economist: Worlds Within, Worlds Without

Geoffrey Carr of The Economist covers CZI and CZ Biohub SF’s efforts to support the Human Cell Atlas.

Apr 10, 2023 · 13 min read

Community

Listen: How Access to Safe, Affordable Housing Improves Outcomes for Everyone

Ruby Bolaria Shifrin, CZI’s Head of Housing Affordability, joins Our America to discuss housing affordability.

Jul 8, 2022 · 36 min read

Community

Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County

Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019

May 9, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI... Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI Partners

CZI partners participate in a conversation about innovative housing solutions.

May 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Housing Affordability

Fast Company: Lessons from the Pandemic Eviction Crisis Can Help Us Remake the Housing System

We can implement policies to prevent evictions, which is vastly more cost-effective than helping people after they have lost their home.

Dec 16, 2021 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities

CZI will commit $7 million in grants to 75 organizations working in San Mateo County through the fifth annual Community Fund.

Dec 2, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Supporting Diversity and Strong Teacher-Student Connections in Schools

Dr. Priscilla Chan joins the 49th annual conference for the National Association of Black School Educators to share more about CZI’s work and commitment to racial diversity.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic

CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 10, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now

In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.

Oct 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

Keys to Equity Launches in Oakland to Support Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units

Keys to Equity, a new program in Oakland, streamlines the process for building Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).

Oct 17, 2021 · 8 min read

Science

Betting Big on Science and Technology

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan...

Sep 14, 2021 · 21 min read

COVID-19

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $15 Million COVID-19 Response Portfolio for Vaccine Equity and Community Engageme...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a commitment of $15 million to help bolster COVID-19 response and...

Jun 24, 2021 · 4 min read

Science

SciDev.Net: Why Sharing Bioimaging Tech is Crucial to Global Health

This piece was published by SciDev.Net on June 15, 2021. Progress in human health comes in many forms. We learn more about...

Jun 22, 2021 · 6 min read

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