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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

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

Science

CZI Launches New Effort to Support Technology Development in Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new effort to support innovations in imaging technology that could be...

Jul 9, 2020 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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

Justice & Opportunity

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

Education

Fast Company: How Technology Can Amplify Great Teaching

This piece was published in Fast Company on December 18, 2019. Great teachers have always used all the tools available to...

Feb 11, 2020 · 6 min read

Science

Supporting State Science and Technology Policy Fellows

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $448,550 in funding to support science and technology policy...

Jan 31, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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

Science

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards $5 Million for Open Source Software Projects Essential to Science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $5 million in funding to support open source software projects that are...

Nov 14, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

Expanding Computational Skills in Science to Support Research

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced $1.65 million and $1 million...

Nov 6, 2019 · 4 min read

Science

Supporting a Patient-Led Movement to Cure ALS — and Other Rare Diseases

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. (September 25, 2019) — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $453,000 in funding for I...

Sep 25, 2019 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Expanding Opportunities for Incarcerated Students

Higher education can be powerful and life-changing for incarcerated students. It’ s one of the best pathways to jobs,...

Aug 30, 2019 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Formerly Incarcerated Leaders are Paving the Road for Change

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we want to help the diverse and growing criminal justice reform movement flourish, which...

Apr 23, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Making Real Second Chances Possible

This April we celebrate Second Chances Month — a time to recognize and honor individuals and organizations that are...

Apr 5, 2019 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of...

Mar 28, 2019 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Awards $17 Million to Bring More Engineering Expertise to Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding and its selection of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists...

Mar 19, 2019 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Fast Company: How technology can help build a more equitable justice system

This piece was published in Fast Company on March 6, 2019. Over the past several years, many of us have come to rely on...

Mar 6, 2019 · 7 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins SXSW

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), sharing a series of...

Feb 26, 2019 · 4 min read

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