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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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Grants

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support for Three Organizations Focused on Creating Opportunities in Technology fo...

Mar 6, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support today of three organizations working to create opportunities in technology for underserved youth : AI4ALL, Hack Diversity,  and The Hidden Genius Project. Each group will receive a $75,000 grant to build on and expand their program reach this year. CZI aims to dismantle systemic...

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Community

Leaders from 37 Bay Area Community Organizations Recognized at CZI Community Event in Redwood City

Feb 27, 2019 - February 27, 2019, Redwood City, CA – Yesterday, we celebrated community leaders who are working tirelessly to improve the everyday lives of Bay Area residents at an event in Redwood City. These leaders represent 37 local organizations that were selected as 2019 CZI Community Fund Grantees, for the critical work they are doing in East Palo...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins SXSW

Feb 26, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), sharing a series of learning experiences and programming at SXSW EDU and SXSW Main Stage. Co-Founder Priscilla Chan, along with classroom practitioners and CZI leaders in research, technology, and public policy, will highlight our efforts to...

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Justice & Opportunity

Innovative Coding Program Expands Opportunities for Women Incarcerated in Oklahoma

Feb 11, 2019 - For Immediate Release Contact: press@chanzuckerberg.com MCLOUD, Okla. (February 11, 2019) — Today, The Last Mile (TLM), an organization that prepares incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through business and technology training, launched the first computer coding course to be offered inside Mabel Bassett Correctional Center. This...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support to Valor Collegiate Academies

Feb 7, 2019 - At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we know that helping young people develop the skills and abilities they need to reach their full potential starts with expanding the definition of success beyond academics—to include students’ physical, mental, social, and emotional needs as well. Providing a transformative learning experience tailored to each...

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