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Education

10 Communities Across the Country Receive Support to Expand Student-Centered Learning Initiatives

The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition...

May 23, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Community Coalitions in California

As part of our Justice & Opportunity Initiative, which focuses on housing affordability, criminal justice reform,...

May 11, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates...

May 8, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Supporting Chicago Teachers in Personalizing Learning

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and LEAP Innovations, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and educators to...

May 1, 2018 · 5 min read

Science

Announcing 85 grants to support the Human Cell Atlas

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced new funding for 85 projects to support the Human Cell Atlas, a global...

Apr 19, 2018 · 3 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Supporting Eviction Lab, A Project to Understand Housing Insecurity and Its Impact

The Eviction Lab CZI is proud to be an early supporter of the Eviction Lab, which built the first nationwide database of...

Apr 9, 2018 · 1 min read

Community

Supporting Palo Alto’s Project WeHOPE, Getting People Back on the Road to Self-Sufficiency

Through our Bay Area Community Fund, we stand behind organizations like Project WeHope, and the leaders who make them work....

Apr 5, 2018 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

Introducing the Communities Thrive Challenge, An Effort to Empower Community-Driven Approaches to... Introducing the Communities Thrive Challenge, An Effort to Empower Community-Driven Approaches to Economic Opportunity

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is working with The Rockefeller Foundation to launch the Communities Thrive Challenge — an...

Apr 3, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

Inscopix podcast: Cori Bargmann on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Neurodegeneration Challenge... Inscopix podcast: Cori Bargmann on the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

On the Inscopix podcast, Cori Bargmann talks with host (and Cori’s former post doc) Jami Lynn Milton about the CZI...

Mar 28, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

Learning Science: Dr. Bror Saxberg Speaks at the 2018 Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture

Jim Shelton:  Congratulations to my colleague and friend, Dr. Bror Saxberg, who leads our work in learning science at...

Mar 27, 2018 · 1 min read

Justice & Opportunity

CZI Coffee Chat: Prosecutors Control the Front Door

“Prosecutors are the ones who control the front door. They decide whether a case is going to be charged or whether an...

Mar 16, 2018 · 2 min read

Grants

Early Career Acceleration Awards Named After the Late Ben Barres

In February, we announced our call for applications for projects addressing neurodegenerative disorders. We’re focused on...

Mar 15, 2018 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

FWD.us Joins Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform

  David Plouffe:  Our partners at FWD.us are joining a coalition of local leaders in Oklahoma calling for criminal...

Mar 7, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read

Priscilla Chan:  Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage...

Mar 6, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Collaboration in Science: Cori Bargmann Speaks at AAAS

Recently, our President of Science, Cori Bargmann gave a keynote lecture at this year’s annual AAAS – The American...

Mar 1, 2018 · 1 min read

Bay Area

41 Organizations Making the Bay Area More Equitable & Inclusive

Priscilla Chan:  Mark and I are proud to support 41 organizations dedicated to making the Bay Area a more equitable,...

Feb 28, 2018 · 1 min read

Education

Vision To Learn Celebrates Giving Its 100,000th Pair of Eyeglasses

David Plouffe:  One of my favorite things about working at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is the opportunity to collaborate...

Feb 23, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

Cori Bargmann:  I’m excited to announce the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network, an initiative to support bold ideas...

Feb 20, 2018 · 2 min read

Justice & Opportunity

A Career After Incarceration

Mark Zuckerberg: Aly is a technical project manager on our Justice and Opportunity team, which works on a range of issues,...

Feb 16, 2018 · 1 min read

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