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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

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

Education

Feeling Seen, Heard and Safe: Supporting Students in the Wake of the Pandemic

If the overlapping traumas of the past year have shown us anything, it’s that student wellbeing is just as important as...

Jun 21, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic... San Mateo County Organizations Address Learning Loss and Social Emotional Impacts of the Pandemic Through Summe...

Community organizations and institutions are adapting and expanding summer programs for San Mateo County students following...

Jun 21, 2021 · 5 min read

Education

The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.

This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...

May 17, 2021 · 6 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New... Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 Response Effort Chronicled in New Michael Lewis Book

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the recorded Clubhouse conversation. On May 4, 2021, Michael Lewis,...

May 14, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School... COVID-19 Response Roles Provide Dedicated Health and Safety Guidance and Support to Local School Districts

Three San Mateo County schools districts have established new COVID-19 response positions to manage district COVID-19 health...

Mar 18, 2021 · 3 min read

Community

CZI Commits $1 Million to Support Local Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19

As restaurants across the country and Bay Area face unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19,  the Chan Zuckerberg...

Feb 22, 2021 · 2 min read

Education

CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close... CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close ‘Homework Gap’

Washington, D.C – CoSN today announced a study on students’ at-home internet access and connectivity aimed at helping...

Feb 23, 2021 · 5 min read

Education

CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and... CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and Improve Youth...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $7 million commitment to five community organizations to help advance...

Dec 16, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Have... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $4 Million in Grants for Organizations Serving Belle Haven, East Palo Alto, North...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $4 million in grants to Bay Area organizations working to build equity,...

Nov 12, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Suppo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins COVID-19 “Together Toward Health” Initiative to Support Communities in California

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has joined 12 other major philanthropic foundations to help launch Together Toward...

Oct 22, 2020 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

$30 Million Public-Private Partnership Launched to Support Returning Citizens, as California... $30 Million Public-Private Partnership Launched to Support Returning Citizens, as California Urgently Reduces Priso...

Today, as COVID-19 spreads through prisons and jails, philanthropies and nonprofits joined the State of California and...

Aug 27, 2020 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

San Quentin News to Resume Publication with Support from Formerly Incarcerated Staff

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. – San Quentin News, the award-winning newspaper run by a staff of incarcerated and formerly...

Aug 26, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

CZI Grants Will Help Educators Address Persistent Disparities as Schools Move Online

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the award of $950,000 in funding to nine organizations developing...

Aug 11, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

NABJ-NAHJ to Spotlight Changemakers in Criminal Justice Reform During 2020 W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary

Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced details of the historic W.E.B. Du Bois plenary session,...

Aug 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Engages on Key California Ballot Measures

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), announced additional funding for two 2020 California ballot measure committees....

Jul 31, 2020 · 4 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, & the State of California Partner to Track... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, & the State of California Partner to Track COVID-19 Spread...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (CZ Biohub), in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), announced that it...

Jul 30, 2020 · 4 min read

Education

CZI Awards Grants to Support a Back-to-School Focus on Student Well-Being

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced grants to five organizations that will partner with students, teachers,...

Jul 29, 2020 · 5 min read

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.

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