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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.
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.
Listen: How Access to Safe, Affordable Housing Improves Outcomes for Everyone
Ruby Bolaria Shifrin, CZI’s Head of Housing Affordability, joins Our America to discuss housing affordability.
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.
2023 CZI Community Fund is Open
San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund
Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County
Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019
Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI... Join An Affordable Housing Month Panel With Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County and CZI Partners
CZI partners participate in a conversation about innovative housing solutions.
Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch Inaugural Art Exhibition in CZI’s Community Space
Seven San Mateo County Community members share wide-ranging works of art aimed at building an inclusive community.
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.
Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic
CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now
In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.
Keys to Equity Launches in Oakland to Support Construction of Accessory Dwelling Units
Keys to Equity, a new program in Oakland, streamlines the process for building Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits more than $17 Million to Support Student and Caregiver Powe... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits more than $17 Million to Support Student and Caregiver Power in Education
CZI announced the first round of grants to organizations supporting students and caregivers to leverage their voice and power in school and district decision-making.
Betting Big on Science and Technology
Editor’s Note: This release has been updated as of 12/17/21. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan...