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CZI Funds New Cohort of Researchers Investigating and Detecting Novel and Emerging Pathogens

Increasing metagenomics capacity helps researchers detect and track pathogens around the world.

Oct 24, 2022 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Announces New Effort to Develop Science and Tech to Measure Human Biology in Action

Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced that they are doubling down on their commitment to accelerating biomedical science and advancing human health.

Dec 7, 2021 · 11 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

Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigratio... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $450 Million to Accelerate Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform

Editor’s Note: This release has been updated to include the new organization name for our criminal justice reform strategic...

Jan 27, 2021 · 7 min read

Community

Communities Vote on State and Local Ballot Measures

This election cycle, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative stood alongside diverse coalitions of advocates, community and business...

Dec 3, 2020 · 2 min read

COVID-19

$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

COVID-19

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

COVID-19

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

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

Criminal Justice Reform

First-of-Kind Leadership Development Distance Learning Program for Prosecutors Launched at Stanford... First-of-Kind Leadership Development Distance Learning Program for Prosecutors Launched at Stanford Graduate School of...

Pilot program is a collaboration of R Street, Vera Institute, For the People, Fair and Just Prosecution, Public Rights...

Jun 23, 2020 · 6 min read

COVID-19

STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s... STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s Pandemic Response

This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case...

May 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

CZI, CZ Biohub, UCSF, and Stanford Launch 9-Month, $13.6 Million Research Collaboration to... CZI, CZ Biohub, UCSF, and Stanford Launch 9-Month, $13.6 Million Research Collaboration to Understand Prevalence of...

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) committed $13.6 million to stand up a large-scale research collaboration between...

Apr 29, 2020 · 7 min read

Science

UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Test Analysis, Results to Public Health Departments of All 58 California... UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Test Analysis, Results to Public Health Departments of All 58 California Counties

Last week, UC San Francisco began offering COVID-19 sample analysis to all nine Bay Area counties’ Departments of Public...

Apr 16, 2020 · 5 min read

Science

UCSF to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing to Nine Bay Area Counties

Following a recent expansion of its COVID-19 test processing capacity at a new diagnostic laboratory adjacent to the Chan...

Apr 7, 2020 · 4 min read

Criminal Justice Reform

CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s... CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Led Research...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced an anticipated $3.5 million in grant support to the Philadelphia...

Mar 11, 2020 · 3 min read

Science

CZI & CZ Biohub to Quadruple UCSF COVID-19 Testing Capabilities

A newly-created ‘COVID-19 Task Force’, which includes representation from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Chan...

Mar 10, 2020 · 2 min read

Science

Chan Zuckerberg ID Helps Researchers in Cambodia Confirm the Country’s First Case of COVID-19

  Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. A partnership between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative,...

Mar 9, 2020 · 3 min read

Criminal Justice Reform

Transforming Prosecution

“As a former prosecutor, I’ve seen firsthand how the daily decisions prosecutors make in court can have life-altering...

Nov 22, 2019 · 7 min read

Grants

CZI Names Vice President and Head of Justice & Opportunity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce that Mike Troncoso will lead the organization’s Justice &...

Oct 10, 2019 · 2 min read

Increasing metagenomics capacity helps researchers detect and track pathogens around the world.

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