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Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Education, Justice & Opportunity, and Science initiatives. For media inquiries, please contact us at press@chanzuckerberg.com.

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Education

Supporting Teachers’ Success Through Learning, Growth and Development

For students to succeed and reach their full potential, we must provide more support to educators. Today, we’re announcing...

Feb 2, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

CZI Partners with UMass Center for Data Science to Accelerate Science and Medicine

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has announced a new partnership with professor Andrew McCallum, director of the Center for...

Jan 16, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Tools and Technologies for the Human Cell Atlas

Over two days, we brought together the leaders of projects that are working to develop technologies and establish best...

Jan 10, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

iNACOL 2017: Using Cognitive Psychology Tools to Inform Education Practices

Understanding the way students learn is key to meeting them where they are and helping them to succeed. Bror Saxberg, the...

Dec 6, 2017 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Improving Economic Opportunity: Funding for Three Innovative Partners

We’re supporting three organizations working to improve economic opportunity for people across the United States: Family...

Nov 29, 2017 · 2 min read

Education

Visiting a Summit Learning Partner School Teacher and Student

We’re live with Jon Deane from our education team — a former teacher and school principal — visiting with a teacher and...

Nov 8, 2017 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Support for Partners Working to Address Affordable Housing in the Bay Area

PICO California, the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, Working Partnerships USA, and East Bay Housing...

Nov 2, 2017 · 2 min read

Education

Expanding Access to Personalized Learning Opportunities with The College Board

Jim Shelton:  Figuring out what comes after high school is a complex endeavor for any student – from finding the right...

Oct 30, 2017 · 2 min read

Science

Announcing 38 Grants Supporting The Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today announced funding for 38 pilot projects to help develop tools and technologies for the...

Oct 16, 2017 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Working for a Fairer Criminal Justice System

The U.S. imprisons more people than any other country, despite evidence that these incarceration levels are not making us...

Oct 9, 2017 · 2 min read

Education

Year of Travel Challenge – West Virginia Edition

  Mark Zuckerberg:  I’m in West Virginia and Kentucky this weekend as part of my Year of Travel challenge. I...

Sep 24, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative

Priscilla Chan:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health...

Sep 12, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

New Funding Opportunities to Support the Human Cell Atlas

Today CZI announces its second Request for Applications (RFA) for the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to create a reference...

Jul 25, 2017 · 1 min read

Education

Empowering Teachers

Jim Shelton:  Empowering learners begins with empowering the teachers that guide and support them. Our partners at the New...

Jul 5, 2017 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Bay Area DREAMERs with TheDream.us

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to partner with thedream.us to help 400 DREAMers across the Bay Area, including...

Jun 29, 2017 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Helping Educators Buy Homes in Their Communities with Landed

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is starting a new fund with Landed to help at least 60 educators who work in Redwood City,...

Jun 14, 2017 · 2 min read

Education

Vision to Learn

Learning is much harder if you can’t see the chalkboard. Yet an estimated 2 million students who have correctable vision...

Jun 8, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

Building a Data Coordination Platform for the Human Cell Atlas

Today, we announced funding for a new collaboration with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the European Bioinformatics...

Jun 1, 2017 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Measures for Justice: Improving the Criminal Justice System

We’ve been exploring ways to help improve the criminal justice system to enhance public safety while also making the...

May 23, 2017 · 2 min read

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