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Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity initiatives.

Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

Feb 27, 2019 - February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve the everyday lives of Bay Area residents at an event in Redwood City. These leaders represent 37 local organizations that were selected as 2019 CZI Community Fund Grantees, for the critical work they are doing in East Palo...

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Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing... Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership

Jan 24, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists launched a regional public-private housing partnership that will build one of the country’s largest investment funds to address the regional affordable housing crisis. The Partnership for the Bay’s Future aims to advance the...

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Education

Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

Aug 1, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students can have access to high-quality learning resources. Bring Learning Home is an innovative new initiative from the Tides Foundation that provides effective digital education resources to young learners, with a focus on...

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Education

Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read

Mar 6, 2018 - Priscilla Chan:  Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage that can potentially set them back for the rest of their lives. That’s why we’re announcing support for Reach Every Reader, a new initiative aimed at gaining a better understanding of how children learn to read so we can...

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Science

Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative

Sep 12, 2017 - Priscilla Chan:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health initiative led by former CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden, to combat global epidemics and save millions of lives from cardiovascular disease. As a pediatrician, I’ve seen serious health threats avoided because the right infrastructures...

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Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Bay Area DREAMERs with TheDream.us

Jun 29, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to partner with thedream.us to help 400 DREAMers across the Bay Area, including Ana, receive a college education. We’re thrilled to congratulate the class of 139 new scholars who will be attending Bay Area schools this fall! “My college education is really important to me. I want to be successful not...

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