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Justice & Opportunity

Helping Educators Buy Homes in Their Communities with Landed

Jun 14, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is starting a new fund with Landed to help at least 60 educators who work in Redwood City, Ravenswood City, and Sequoia Union High School — districts with some of the highest housing costs in the US — buy homes near where they work. While this fund will serve a modest number of educators relative to the need in...

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Justice & Opportunity

Measures for Justice: Improving the Criminal Justice System

May 23, 2017 - We’ve been exploring ways to help improve the criminal justice system to enhance public safety while also making the system fairer. Today, we’re proud to support Measures for Justice, a new online data portal that tracks data across criminal cases. The U.S. imprisons more people than any other country, but it’s surprisingly hard to...

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Justice & Opportunity

Tackling Our Community’s Affordable Housing Challenges

Feb 6, 2017 - David Plouffe:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will begin supporting two incredible organizations on the front lines of tackling our community’s affordable housing challenges today: Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto(CLSEPA) and the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at UC Berkeley. Ensuring that people of all income levels can...

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