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Justice & Opportunity

Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg... Award-winning podcast, education program at San Quentin Prison gain support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Jul 25, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced support for two projects based at San Quentin Prison; the award-winning podcast, “Ear Hustle,” and the Prison University Project, which offers a general education Associate of Arts degree to nearly 350 people at the prison. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s support for these projects was first...

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Justice & Opportunity

CZI Justice & Opportunity Staff Collaborate with Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office

Jun 18, 2018 -   Over the next few weeks, a team from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Justice & Opportunity team will collaborate with prosecutors in the office of Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner to develop a deeper understanding of the technical and administrative challenges that prosecutors face in implementing new policies. This...

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Justice & Opportunity

CZI Coffee Chat: Prosecutors Control the Front Door

Mar 16, 2018 - “Prosecutors are the ones who control the front door. They decide whether a case is going to be charged or whether an individual will be diverted from the justice system. They decide whether a young person will be tried as an adult, left in a juvenile court system, simply given a harsh warning, or given support to put them on a different...

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FWD.us Joins Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform

Mar 7, 2018 -   David Plouffe:  Our partners at FWD.us are joining a coalition of local leaders in Oklahoma calling for criminal justice reform. This group, the Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform includes leaders from diverse sectors who are affected by mass incarceration. Today they announced today their plans to advocate for long-term improvements to...

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Justice & Opportunity

A Career After Incarceration

Feb 16, 2018 - Mark Zuckerberg: Aly is a technical project manager on our Justice and Opportunity team, which works on a range of issues, from housing affordability to economic opportunity, criminal justice reform, and immigration. Not only has Aly brought valuable technical skills to his work at CZI, he also brings an invaluable perspective as someone who has...

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Justice & Opportunity

Support for Partners Working to Address Affordable Housing in the Bay Area

Nov 2, 2017 - PICO California, the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, Working Partnerships USA, and East Bay Housing Organizations formed a coalition to work together to develop regional solutions to address the affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting these organizations as they plan and...

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