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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

Education

What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making... What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making Progress

Equal Opportunity Schools expands partnerships with schools that are improving academic outcomes by focusing on student aspirations, strengths, and barriers.

Nov 16, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

Along Earns Special Mention on 2022 TIME Best Inventions List

Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by TIME magazine for providing educators with an easy way to check in with students.

Nov 14, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Oct 4, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth

Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 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

Education

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.

Aug 25, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

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.

Jun 28, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boos... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boost Well-Being

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, CZI is announcing new grants aimed at combating teacher burnout by supporting their well-being.

May 5, 2022 · 4 min read

Ventures

Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers

CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.

Jan 19, 2022 · 4 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

Community

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.

Dec 2, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 min read

Education

CZI Supports Racial Diversity in Education to Improve Outcomes for All Students

New grants will fund organizations that train and support teachers and education leaders of color.

Nov 11, 2021 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Awards $13 Million to Patient-Led Organizations Advancing Rare Disease Research

CZI announced $13 million in funding for 40 patient-led, rare disease advocacy organizations working alongside researchers and clinicians.

Nov 3, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

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.

Oct 29, 2021 · 2 min read

Ventures

Lovevery Launches Mobile App With Resources for Parents and Caregivers

CZI participates in a $100M Series C financing round to support Lovevery’s continued growth as a provider of resources tailored to a child’s developmental stage.

Oct 28, 2021 · 4 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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