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Justice & Opportunity

Voting has begun on critical housing and criminal justice ballot measures

Oct 23, 2018 - With early and mail voting underway, critical community-driven ballot measures on criminal justice reform and housing affordability are being voted on right now. As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting several efforts to increase access to affordable housing in California, as well as a...

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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

Oct 16, 2018 - Reposted from State of Nevada Department of Education CARSON CITY, NEVADA – New data shows that Nevada participation in the AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) course grew by 127 percent from 2017 to 2018, more than doubling the national expansion rate of 50 percent. During this same time period, female participation in the state grew by 175...

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Science

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

Oct 2, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for protocols.io, an open access resource that allows researchers to discover and share up-to-date science methods. CZI’s support is aimed toward saving researchers time and helping science move faster. “Today’s grant to protocols.io accelerates the ability of scientists to...

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Justice & Opportunity

Opportunity Insights Launches with Support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Oct 1, 2018 - CAMBRIDGE, MA –A new research and policy institute focused on improving economic opportunity was announced today. Opportunity Insights is founded by Raj Chetty, John Friedman, and Nathaniel Hendren and represents a partnership between leading economists from Harvard University and Brown University. The institute’s research on economic mobility...

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Science

CZI announces support for policymaking based on scientific evidence

Sep 27, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in launching the AAAS Center for Scientific Evidence in Public Issues (EPI). This new Center will address important science policy issues at the forefront of the public conversation such as the opioid crisis, managing...

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Education

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

Sep 24, 2018 - Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Research Improving People’s Lives (RIPL), a non-profit network of university experts using science for social good, today announced the creation of the Rhode2College Program, a statewide initiative designed to motivate high-achieving students...

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