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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces 2022 Racial Equity Grants
CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.
What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making... What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making Progress
Equal Opportunity Schools expands partnerships with schools that are improving academic outcomes by focusing on student aspirations, strengths, and barriers.
Along Earns Special Mention on 2022 TIME Best Inventions List
Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by TIME magazine for providing educators with an easy way to check in with students.
NBC Showcases the Importance of Classroom Connections
Schools and enrichment programs across the country are pioneering innovative approaches that center student well-being in support of academic achievement and success.
Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth
Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.
UK Biobank to Create World’s Largest Imaging Dataset To Understand Disease
The collection of whole-body repeat imaging scans will help researchers understand the determinants and progression of disease in mid-to-later life.
CZI Announces Partnership With Four Historically Black Medical Colleges
CZI announced a partnership with the nation’s four Historically Black Medical Colleges to advance genomics research.
Reinventing Education to Help Children Thrive
Sandra Liu Huang, CZI Head of Education, and Michael B. Horn discuss challenges facing students today and the support children need to thrive.
Super-Powering Student Motivation and Engagement
Panelists at the NCSC 2022 share research underscoring the value of positive teacher-student connections, and share tips for student motivation and engagement.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boos... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boost Well-Being
As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, CZI is announcing new grants aimed at combating teacher burnout by supporting their well-being.
Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers
CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.
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.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $10 Million to Accelerate Inclusive Education Research
Grants will support teachers and communities to work hand-in-hand with researchers on innovative classroom practices.
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.
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.
CZI Supports Racial Diversity in Education to Improve Outcomes for All Students
New grants will fund organizations that train and support teachers and education leaders of color.
CZI Awards $13 Million to Patient-Led Organizations Advancing Rare Disease Research
CZI announced $13 million in funding for 40 patient-led, rare disease advocacy organizations working alongside researchers and clinicians.
Connections Before Content: The Importance of Prioritizing Student Relationships
CZI hosted a panel at the 2021 Aurora Institute Symposium, with educators sharing the importance of building foundational teacher and student relationships.