Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity initiatives.
Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at SXSW
Mar 8, 2019 - Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-Founder Priscilla Chan took the SXSW Main Stage to discuss CZI’s vision and make the case for why technology alone cannot solve the world’s most pressing challenges. Rather than seeing tech as a silver bullet, it’s about pairing technologists and engineers with people on the frontlines of...Read more
CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More... CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More Classrooms
Mar 7, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the understanding of how students actually learn and help educators translate that research into practices that support the needs of all students. “This body of work is rooted in an appreciation for the complexity of what teachers do...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more