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Educators to discuss how they are using strong teacher-student connections to drive student engagement.
Along Honored as a ‘World Changing Idea’
Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by Fast Company as creative solution for driving student engagement.
The Economist: Worlds Within, Worlds Without
Geoffrey Carr of The Economist covers CZI and CZ Biohub SF’s efforts to support the Human Cell Atlas.
Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at 2023 ASU+GSV Summit
CZI partners and leaders join panels highlighting the importance of educator and student well-being, leading impact investing, and imagining the classrooms of the future.
Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning... Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning Environments
Kingmakers of Oakland is on a mission to improve the lives of Black boys and build a stronger education system for all students.
Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable... Sound Agriculture Raises $75 Million Series D to Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Food Production
CZI backs Sound Agriculture, a company developing solutions for sustainable, climate-smart food production.
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.
CZI Ventures: 2022 in Review
CZI Ventures portfolio expanded to new areas of impact; companies across the portfolio earned recognition for their efficacy, innovation and leadership.
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.
Beep Saúde Secures New Funding to Expand Access to High-Quality Healthcare in Brazil
CZI backs Beep Saúde’s innovative approach to delivering in-home vaccinations, diagnostic tests, and preventative care services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twelve to Deploy World’s First Industrial-Scale Carbon Transformation Platform
Twelve raised $130 million in Series B funding to accelerate its industrial-scale carbon transformation technology for creating products with a lower carbon footprint.
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.
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.