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Justice & Opportunity

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

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

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

Justice & Opportunity

CZI’s Justice and Opportunity Initiative Provides $2.6 Million to Support Organizations Working... CZI’s Justice and Opportunity Initiative Provides $2.6 Million to Support Organizations Working to Help Communities...

Since April 2020, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, through its Justice and Opportunity Initiative, has provided $2.64 million...

Jun 30, 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

Restoring Funding to California Communities

In early 2018, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced support for the California Schools and Local Communities...

May 13, 2020 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented... CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented Community

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), in partnership with California philanthropies including the Chan...

Apr 23, 2020 · 4 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

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

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

IDseq Helps Researchers in Cambodia Confirm the Country’s First Case of COVID-19

A partnership between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...

Mar 9, 2020 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Housing Partnership Celebrates First Year Progress

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF — Bay Area elected officials, community, faith, and business leaders, and philanthropic funders...

Feb 4, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary with Release of 2019 Annual Letter

Today, we’re celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2019...

Dec 3, 2019 · 1 min read

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