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Justice & Opportunity

Inspiring Young Leaders to Tackle Housing Affordability

“Being able to finish high school, attend college, almost graduate college — all of this is possible because I had a...

Dec 6, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Announces Support for Open-Source Software Efforts to Improve Biomedical Imaging

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis and...

Dec 6, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and... CZI Awards Over $51 Million to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorders, Including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Redwood City —Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $51.95 million in funding and its selection of 17 early...

Dec 5, 2018 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

10 Community Organizations Receive $1M Each to Improve Economic Opportunity

With $10M in Funding From The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative,  Communities Thrive Challenge Grantees...

Dec 4, 2018 · 9 min read

Education

Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning receives $1 million to expand access to... Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning receives $1 million to expand access to professional development fo...

CZI’s education work is aimed at ensuring every young person enters adulthood with the life skills and abilities they need...

Nov 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Building Opportunity for People with Histories of Incarceration

Pablo Gaxiola walked out of prison in 2014, after being in and out of the system for 15 years. He left with his personal...

Nov 1, 2018 · 5 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support to Advance Student Development and Success

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announces its support for four education and youth organizations that are...

Oct 30, 2018 · 8 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Public Rights Project: Rethinking How Prosecutors Protect & Serve Their Communities

In 2017, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative launched our Criminal Justice Reform work, as part of the Justice & Opportunity...

Oct 26, 2018 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Voting has begun on critical housing and criminal justice ballot measures

With early and mail voting underway, critical community-driven ballot measures on criminal justice reform and housing...

Oct 23, 2018 · 4 min read

Education

Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with... Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with support from CZI

Reposted from State of Nevada Department of Education CARSON CITY, NEVADA – New data shows that Nevada participation in the...

Oct 16, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

CZI announces support for protocols.io to accelerate open, reproducible science

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for protocols.io, an open access resource that allows...

Oct 2, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Opportunity Insights Launches with Support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

CAMBRIDGE, MA –A new research and policy institute focused on improving economic opportunity was announced today....

Oct 1, 2018 · 8 min read

Science

CZI announces support for policymaking based on scientific evidence

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for the American Association for the Advancement of Science...

Sep 27, 2018 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and Enrollment

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Research Improving...

Sep 24, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to suppo... Helmsley Charitable Trust and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announce new grant opportunities to support the growth of the...

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (Helmsley) and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) are partnering on a...

Sep 18, 2018 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce Finalists in $10M Economic... The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce Finalists in $10M Economic Opportunity Challenge

The Communities Thrive Challenge, a $10-million funding opportunity by The Rockefeller Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg...

Sep 17, 2018 · 6 min read

Science

CZI announces funding for ASAPbio, joins newly created Member Advisory Group

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating...

Sep 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Science

CZI announces new $12.5 million funding opportunity to bring more engineering expertise to imaging

September 5, 2018 — Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting engineers, physicists, mathematicians,...

Sep 5, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Reshaping How We Access Critical Government Services

In the United States, there are over 80 different services available that aim to help lift people out of poverty. These...

Aug 30, 2018 · 2 min read

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