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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.

Nov 30, 2022 · 7 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 63 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Funding for 63 Local Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities

Community leaders are breaking down barriers to help create a more socially, economically, and racially just San Mateo County. The Community Fund was created to support this work.

Nov 17, 2022 · 3 min read

Science

CZI Funds New Cohort of Researchers Investigating and Detecting Novel and Emerging Pathogens

Increasing metagenomics capacity helps researchers detect and track pathogens around the world.

Oct 24, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch ‘Expressions of Joy’ Art Exhibit

Community members and local artists celebrate arts and culture at the launch of the second in a series of art exhibits at CZI Community Space.

Oct 14, 2022 · 6 min read

Science

Science, Tech, and AI Leaders Convene to Launch Kempner Institute

CZI and Harvard leadership celebrate new research institute to study natural and artificial intelligence.

Sep 23, 2022 · 6 min read

Science

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.

Sep 21, 2022 · 7 min read

Science

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.

Sep 19, 2022 · 7 min read

Science

CZI Announces Imaging Institute Founding Scientists

CZI announced that David Agard, Bridget Carragher, and Clint Potter will shape the new Institute’s strategic direction.

Jul 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

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.

Jul 8, 2022 · 36 min read

Science

Stephen Quake Named New Head of Science at CZI

CZI announced that acclaimed scientist Stephen Quake will be CZI’s new Head of Science.

Jun 23, 2022 · 5 min read

Community

2023 CZI Community Fund is Open

San Mateo County organizations invited to apply for the 2023 Community Fund

Jun 7, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

Housing Instability and Educational Outcomes in San Mateo County

Study finds approximately 2,600 students experienced housing instability between 2016 and 2019

May 9, 2022 · 3 min read

Community

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.

May 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Community

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.

Apr 19, 2022 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Launches Science Diversity Leadership Program to Support Outstanding Science Faculty

CZI and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine launch the Science Diversity Leadership Program to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding science faculty.

Jan 26, 2022 · 5 min read

Housing Affordability

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.

Dec 16, 2021 · 5 min read

Education

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.

Dec 15, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

Watch: Building Tools to Accelerate Science with Medscape’s Dr. Eric Topol

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan discuss CZI’s work in science, including our 10-year vision to measure human biology in action with physician-scientist, author and editor Dr. Eric Topol.

Dec 9, 2021 · 29 min read

Science

Listen: Discussing the Future of Science Technology with Neuroscientist Edward Boyden

Neuroscientist Edward Boyden, Mark Zuckerberg, and Priscilla Chan discuss the future of biomedical science, including imaging, technology development, and artificial intelligence.

Dec 9, 2021 · 47 min read

CZI announces a series of new grants to support organizations working to advance a world that is more just, equitable, and inclusive.

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