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Justice & Opportunity

Landed: Helping Educators Live in the Communities They Serve

“The more teachers can stay in their communities and build roots, those benefits pour out to the students,” said Carol...

Aug 16, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students...

Aug 1, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Ohio State Ballot Measure Aimed at Improving Public Safety and Tackling Overcrowded Prisons Gains... Ohio State Ballot Measure Aimed at Improving Public Safety and Tackling Overcrowded Prisons Gains Support from the Cha...

As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, which focuses on housing affordability, criminal justice reform,...

Aug 1, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg... Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced support for two projects based at San Quentin Prison; the award-winning...

Jul 25, 2018 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Coding it Forward builds civic tech talent pipeline, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg... Coding it Forward builds civic tech talent pipeline, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

  “When it’s implemented well, technology can be an amazing equalizer, allowing access to goods and services for...

Jul 23, 2018 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Veterans and Affordable Housing Act Gains Momentum with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Donation

Sacramento, CA – The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has pledged support for Prop. 1, the Veterans and Affordable Housing Act,...

Jul 9, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Justice & Opportunity Staff Collaborate with Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

  Over the next few weeks, a team from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Justice & Opportunity team will...

Jun 18, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

10 Communities Across the Country Receive Support to Expand Student-Centered Learning Initiatives

The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition...

May 23, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Community Coalitions in California

As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, which focuses on housing affordability, criminal justice reform,...

May 11, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates...

May 8, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Supporting Chicago Teachers in Personalizing Learning

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and LEAP Innovations, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and educators to...

May 1, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Announcing 85 grants to support the Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced new funding for 85 projects to support the Human Cell Atlas, a global...

Apr 19, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Eviction Lab, A Project to Understand Housing Insecurity and Its Impact

The Eviction Lab CZI is proud to be an early supporter of the Eviction Lab, which built the first nationwide database of...

Apr 9, 2018 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Introducing the Communities Thrive Challenge, An Effort to Empower Community-Driven Approaches to... Introducing the Communities Thrive Challenge, An Effort to Empower Community-Driven Approaches to Economic Opportunity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is working with The Rockefeller Foundation to launch the Communities Thrive Challenge — an...

Apr 3, 2018 · 1 min read

Grants

Early Career Acceleration Awards Named After the Late Ben Barres

In February, we announced our call for applications for projects addressing neurodegenerative disorders. We’re focused on...

Mar 15, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read

Priscilla Chan:  Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage...

Mar 6, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Vision To Learn Celebrates Giving Its 100,000th Pair of Eyeglasses

David Plouffe:  One of my favorite things about working at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is the opportunity to collaborate...

Feb 23, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

Cori Bargmann:  I’m excited to announce the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an initiative to support bold ideas...

Feb 20, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

The Future of Black and Latino Leaders: A Q&A with Jim Shelton

Our President of Education, Jim Shelton talks about our commitment to ensure communities are at the center of their...

Feb 5, 2018 · 1 min read

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