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Justice & Opportunity

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

May 23, 2019 - BERKELEY, CA — Today, the Terner Center for Housing Innovation at the University of California, Berkeley — in partnership with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) — announced the launch of Housing Lab, a new accelerator program that aims to nurture bold new approaches to the nation’s housing challenge. This program will provide...

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Justice & Opportunity

Partnership for the Bay’s Future Launches Challenge Grants Program

May 20, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO — The Partnership for the Bay’s Future has announced the launch of its inaugural Challenge Grants for Protection and Preservation (“Challenge Grants”). This program, managed by the San Francisco Foundation with total funding of nearly $4 million, is a competitive process between Bay Area towns, cities and counties interested...

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Justice & Opportunity

Formerly Incarcerated Leaders are Paving the Road for Change

Apr 23, 2019 - At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we want to help the diverse and growing criminal justice reform movement flourish, which includes ensuring that those closest to the problem have the tools and resources needed to lead its transformation. This year for Second Chances Month, we’re proud to announce eight new grants to organizations not only led...

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Justice & Opportunity

Making Real Second Chances Possible

Apr 5, 2019 - This April we celebrate Second Chances Month — a time to recognize and honor individuals and organizations that are working hard every day to make real second chances — and sometimes first chances–possible for those impacted by the justice system. “It’s nearly impossible for people with histories of incarceration or with...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Mar 28, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of experiences on our efforts aimed at equipping those on the frontlines — teachers, advocates, scientists — with the necessary research and tools to accelerate progress towards a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for...

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Justice & Opportunity

Fast Company: How technology can help build a more equitable justice system

Mar 6, 2019 - This piece was published in Fast Company on March 6, 2019. Over the past several years, many of us have come to rely on technology to make more informed decisions about our lives. Some of them help us day to day–like which roads we should take on the way home, or what foods we should eat, or how we should manage our workouts. Others are more...

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