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Science

CZI Launches New Effort to Support Technology Development in Imaging

Jul 9, 2020 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a new effort to support innovations in imaging technology that could be transformative for medical applications and for understanding life at the cellular level. The Frontiers of Imaging initiative, part of CZI’s broader Imaging program, aims to advance deep tissue imaging approaches for...

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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...

Jun 30, 2020 - Since April 2020, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, through its Justice and Opportunity Initiative, has provided $2.64 million to grassroots organizations providing support and direct services in communities most vulnerable to COVID-19 spread and economic disruption. The awards were provided to 74 organizations who are current grantees of CZI’s...

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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...

Jun 23, 2020 - Pilot program is a collaboration of R Street, Vera Institute, For the People, Fair and Just Prosecution, Public Rights Project, Prosecutor Impact, and Right on Crime with support from CZI Today Chan Zuckerberg Initiative partners including R Street, Vera Institute, For the People, Fair and Just Prosecution, Public Rights Project, Prosecutor...

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Justice & Opportunity

Restoring Funding to California Communities

May 13, 2020 - In early 2018, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced support for the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act, a state ballot measure that would restore an estimated $12 billion annually for critical local services by taxing large commercial properties at market value. CZI granted $1.805 million to the campaign in the 2019-2020...

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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

May 4, 2020 - This piece was published in STAT on May 1, 2020. The health care community has a responsibility to anticipate worst-case scenarios and develop response plans for epidemics that may be years or decades away. It should model how outbreaks might cause shortages in medical supplies and devise protocols to compensate for them. It should plan for what...

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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

Apr 23, 2020 - Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), in partnership with California philanthropies including the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, announced the launch of the California Immigrant Resilience Fund, seeking to raise $50 million to provide cash assistance to undocumented Californians and their families, who are ineligible for COVID-19...

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