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San Quentin News to Resume Publication with Support from Formerly Incarcerated Staff

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. – San Quentin News, the award-winning newspaper run by a staff of incarcerated and formerly...

Aug 26, 2020 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Engages on Key California Ballot Measures

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), announced additional funding for two 2020 California ballot measure committees....

Jul 31, 2020 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI’s Justice and Opportunity Initiative Provides $2.6 Million to Support Organizations Working... CZI’s Justice and Opportunity Initiative Provides $2.6 Million to Support Organizations Working to Help Communities...

Since April 2020, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, through its Justice and Opportunity Initiative, has provided $2.64 million...

Jun 30, 2020 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented... CZI Joins Other California Philanthropies in COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support State’s Undocumented Community

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), in partnership with California philanthropies including the Chan...

Apr 23, 2020 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s... CZI Announces $3.5 Million in Anticipated Grant Support for Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Led Research...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced an anticipated $3.5 million in grant support to the Philadelphia...

Mar 11, 2020 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Community Land Trust Model

Redwood City, CALIF. (October 25, 2019) — As part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Housing Affordability Program,...

Oct 25, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

UC Berkeley Terner Center Launches First-of-its-Kind Housing Lab

BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in...

May 23, 2019 · 4 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Innovative Coding Program Expands Opportunities for Women Incarcerated in Oklahoma

For Immediate Release Contact: press@chanzuckerberg.com MCLOUD, Okla. (February 11, 2019) — Today, The Last Mile (TLM),...

Feb 11, 2019 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing... Bay Area Philanthropy, Business, and Community Advocates Unite to Launch Landmark Regional Housing Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Bay Area community and faith leaders, housing advocates, business leaders, and philanthropists...

Jan 24, 2019 · 5 min read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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