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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $6.3 Million to Advance Equity in K-12 Schools

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $6.3 million in grants to four organizations...

Nov 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Launch of Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today joined The Moriah Fund, Galaxy Gives, City Bridge Foundation, Bridge Alliance Education...

Sep 29, 2020 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

$30 Million Public-Private Partnership Launched to Support Returning Citizens, as California... $30 Million Public-Private Partnership Launched to Support Returning Citizens, as California Urgently Reduces Priso...

Today, as COVID-19 spreads through prisons and jails, philanthropies and nonprofits joined the State of California and...

Aug 27, 2020 · 6 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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

Education

CZI Grants Will Help Educators Address Persistent Disparities as Schools Move Online

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the award of $950,000 in funding to nine organizations developing...

Aug 11, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

NABJ-NAHJ to Spotlight Changemakers in Criminal Justice Reform During 2020 W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary

Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced details of the historic W.E.B. Du Bois plenary session,...

Aug 4, 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

Education

CZI Awards Grants to Support a Back-to-School Focus on Student Well-Being

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced grants to five organizations that will partner with students, teachers,...

Jul 29, 2020 · 5 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

First-of-Kind Leadership Development Distance Learning Program for Prosecutors Launched at Stanford... First-of-Kind Leadership Development Distance Learning Program for Prosecutors Launched at Stanford Graduate School of...

Pilot program is a collaboration of R Street, Vera Institute, For the People, Fair and Just Prosecution, Public Rights...

Jun 23, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Expands Commitment to Educators and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $300,000 to Common Sense Media in support of the...

May 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Restoring Funding to California Communities

In early 2018, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced support for the California Schools and Local Communities...

May 13, 2020 · 2 min read

Education

Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding fo... Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding for Distance Learning...

To help mark Teacher Appreciation Week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.2 million grant to...

May 7, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s... STAT: Striking Down DACA Would Eliminate Thousands of Health Care Workers, Thwarting America’s Pandemic Response

This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case...

May 4, 2020 · 6 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

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins State of California Fund to Help Bridge the Digital Divide During... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins State of California Fund to Help Bridge the Digital Divide During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is committing $1 million to support the State of California’s efforts to provide...

Apr 20, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to COVID-19 Response for Educators and Families

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $5 million in COVID-19...

Apr 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5 Million to Bay Area COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will commit an initial $5 million to support Bay Area COVID-19 emergency...

Mar 27, 2020 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Educators, Students and Families Impacted by COVID-19

In response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the educational system, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has...

Mar 27, 2020 · 4 min read

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