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Building Strong Student-Teacher Relationships

Watch how the principal of Classical Academy High school builds strong student-teacher relationships with the help of Along, a digital reflection tool.

May 19, 2022 · 1:00 min

Advancing Teacher and Student Well-Being for Success in Learning and Life

Dr. Priscilla Chan discusses the power of teacher-student relationships and what we can do to help educators thrive in challenging times.

May 3, 2022 · 9:37 min

Building Tools to Accelerate Science with Medscape’s Dr. Eric Topol

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan discuss how CZI is accelerating science, including our 10-year vision to measure human biology in action with physician-scientist, author and editor Dr. Eric Topol.

Apr 28, 2022 · 36:27 min

Building The Future of Science

CZI Science has a bold mission: to support the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all disease by the end of the century.

Apr 27, 2022 · 42 sec

Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation and CZI Launch Art Exhibit in CZI’s Community Space Featuring Local Artists

Seven San Mateo County Community members share wide-ranging works of art aimed at building an inclusive community.

Apr 15, 2022 · 4:08 min

CZI Community Space Tour

The CZI Community Space provides free meeting and event space to local organizations. Located in Downtown Redwood City, it is a place for organizations to convene, collaborate, and host events and programs that support the local community.

Mar 31, 2022 · 1:43 min

Why Mentorship Matters for Students

We’ve partnered with educators to support students’ well-being and academic achievement to help foster positive student-teacher relationships through mentorships.

Jan 25, 2022 · 1:44 min

Homekey Expands Affordable Housing for a Tribal Community in California

Today’s housing crisis stems from decades of systemic racial and economic inequities. But new statewide efforts such as the Homekey program are a step in the right direction.

Dec 21, 2021 · 6:05 min

Work Reimagined at CZI

At CZI, we are looking for talent to share our vision of creating a future for everyone. Hear about our collaboration and our excitement for work reimagined.

Dec 9, 2021 · 5:37 min

CZI Science 5-Year Anniversary Symposium

Watch the full video from CZI Science's virtual symposium celebrating our work over the past five years and looking ahead to what’s next.

Dec 8, 2021 · 3:42:52 min

2021 Annual Letter: Building for the Future

The future is something we believe in first—then build together. We’re proud to work with our partners to help build a healthier, more equitable future for everyone.

Dec 6, 2021 · 10:03 min

Celebrating 5 Years of CZI Science

CZI Science supports the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all disease by the end of the century.

Dec 3, 2021 · 2:01 min

Along Helps Each Student Feel Seen and Understood

Along is a free, digital reflection tool designed to make it easier for teachers to check in one-on-one with each of their students.

Nov 10, 2021 · 2:18 min

How Preprints Accelerated COVID-19 Breakthroughs

Learn how open science enabled COVID-19 research breakthroughs and could help researchers respond to future pandemics.

Nov 2, 2021 · 5:38 min

Small Rental Owners Provide Affordable Housing Options for Local Communities

The outcomes for local rental owners and their tenants are interconnected. Watch to learn more.

Nov 1, 2021 · 2:30 min

Seeing Inside a Lung Injured by COVID-19

CZI grantee Peter Lee used imaging technology to view the lungs of a COVID-19 patient, allowing researchers to study the lung’s vascular system in 3D.

Oct 28, 2021 · 1:58 min

Priscilla Chan Talks CZI's Big Bet on Technology

Watch highlights of CZI co-founder Priscilla Chan’s conversation with Sarah Neville of the Financial Times.

Sep 20, 2021 · 1:57 min

Restoring Vaccination Trust in Montgomery, Alabama

A grassroots approach to vaccine education and access can help communities overcome health inequality.

Aug 23, 2021 · 4:03 min

Seen and Understood: How Research-backed Tools Can Help Educators Support Their Students

This ASU-GSV Summit panel share insights on the importance of using research-informed learning tools and information for educators to consider when selecting a tool for their classroom.

Aug 11, 2021 · 43:06 min

Centering Relationships: A Foundation for Student Learning and Emotional Well-being

Educators explore how relationships can promote student well-being and academic learning at the National Charter Schools Conference.

Jul 26, 2021 · 38:23 min

The Path to Stronger Teacher-Student Connections

Priscilla Chan joins Linda Darling-Hammond at Aspen Ideas 2021 to discuss a trauma-informed approach for the 2021-22 school year.

Jul 20, 2021 · 15:36 min

Sierra Health Foundation, Community Nonprofits Team Up To Address Vaccine Inequity

The Sierra Health Foundation teamed up with nonprofits like the Coalition Advocating for Pesticide Safety for a vaccine education campaign.

Jul 20, 2021 · 3:20 min

Priscilla Chan in Conversation With Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett discusses a universal coronavirus vaccine, the Delta variant, and science diversity with Priscilla Chan.

Jul 8, 2021 · 46:13 min

I See You: Putting Teacher-Student Relationships First

Perspectives from the classroom inform a conversation at ISTELive 21 about Along, a new tool to help students feel seen and understood.

Jul 1, 2021 · 30:37 min

Seen and Understood: Giving Students Space to be Themselves

Educators discuss how new tools can support strong relationships that are the foundation for learning in this panel at ISTELive 21.

Jul 1, 2021 · 28:39 min

Supporting Teachers: The Path to Stronger Connections

Priscilla Chan explores how strong, supportive relationships can accelerate learning in a keynote speech at ISTELive 21.

Jun 27, 2021 · 15:22 min

Supported, Seen, and Safe: What Students and Teachers Need in the Wake of COVID-19

Priscilla Chan speaks with Vanessa Rodriguez about a trauma-informed approach to school at the National Charter Schools Conference.

Jun 22, 2021 · 25:31 min

Picking the Right Tools for Learning

Experts and educators share insights about research-informed learning tools and considerations for choosing tools in the classroom.

May 27, 2021 · 55:10 min

Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School Prioritizes the Community

Cristo Rey De La Salle offers a unique learning model that prioritizes the social and emotional well-being of its students.

May 21, 2021 · 2:35 min

The Power of One-on-One Check-ins

Current and former educators discuss evidence-based approaches to meaningful check-ins with students at the EWA National Seminar.

May 20, 2021 · 43:31 min

Learning Loss vs. Wellbeing: Why We Don’t Have to Choose

In this panel at the EWA National Seminar, experts discuss how schools can foster well-being and resilience for students and teachers.

May 20, 2021 · 45:16 min

Covering Technology in the Classroom

Experts and educators explore what reporters should know about the education technology and the research behind it.

May 20, 2021 · 47:40 min

A New Housing Partnership for the Bay’s Future

CZI partnered with community members and organizations to launch a new kind of public-private housing partnership to address the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis.

Apr 15, 2021 · 2:44 min

Education Policy and Equity in a Pandemic World

Experts discuss how to create a stronger, more equitable education system in this panel discussion at SXSW EDU.

Mar 30, 2021 · 23:40 min

Beyond Representation: Measures to Ensure Justice

In this panel discussion at SXSW EDU, expects discuss why measures of student progress must not exacerbate existing inequities.

Mar 30, 2021 · 30:06 min

Fostering Anti-racist Culture: Start at the Top

At SXSW EDU, panelists from Gradient Learning and the Black Teacher Collaborative explain how schools can address racial inequities.

Mar 30, 2021 · 32:33 min

Dr. Priscilla Chan at AASA National Conference on Education

Priscilla discusses CZI’s work to bring educators, researchers, and technology experts together to meet the needs of the whole child.

Feb 21, 2021 · 34:03 min

pilotED Schools: Integrating Healing and Equity into Learning

At pilotED Schools, teachers help students develop emotional intelligence through an identity-based curriculum.

Jan 28, 2021 · 1:33 min

Educator Well-being and Connection: Key Tips and Insights from the Field

Dr. Brooke Stafford-Brizard speaks at the ASCD Virtual Leadership Summit on Educator Mental Health & Wellness.

Jan 27, 2021 · 26:11 min

2020 Annual Letter: What We're Learning

We’ve been working with and learning from our partners since 2015 to drive change in criminal justice reform, science, education, immigration and affordable housing.

Dec 4, 2020 · 10:47 min

Frontiers of Imaging Science

Breakthroughs in the science of imaging have allowed us to see biology in action to amazing extents. These are the next frontiers of imaging technology.

Dec 2, 2020 · 2:09 min

Immigrant Scientists

Science works better when it’s more diverse, and immigrants of all skill levels are essential to scientific innovation.

Nov 20, 2020 · 2:10 min

Youth and Families Experiencing Homelessness in Our Community

Everyone needs access to safe and secure housing, and we’re committed to supporting youth and families in our community who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness.

Nov 17, 2020 · 1:05 min

A Model for the Nation: Building a COVID-19 Testing Lab in Only Eight Days

Through collaboration and innovation, CZ Biohub, CZI, and UCSF created one of the nation’s leading COVID-19 testing centers in eight days.

Oct 21, 2020 · 10:41 min

An Introduction to Along: Know Your Students Beyond the Screen

Whether school is in-person or remote, Along helps teachers build strong relationships with students so that they can thrive.

Oct 1, 2020 · 2:03 min

What is the Neurodegeration Challenge Network?

The Neurodegeneration Challenge Network is a new type of interdisciplinary collaborative research community to solve neurodegeneration.

Aug 24, 2020 · 3:56 min

Why Build Culturally Sustaining Curricula For All?

A conversation with Nic Stone, author of the bestseller Dear Martin, about creating relevant curriculum when students are demanding change.

Aug 14, 2020 · 44:10 min

COVID-19 & Racial Equity: A National Reckoning in Public Education

NBC News education correspondent Rehema Ellis moderates a discussion about the needs of Black and Latinx students.

Aug 7, 2020 · 57:18 min

Watch: COVID-19 Update from Dr. Fauci

Mark Zuckerberg talks COVID-19 with Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Aug 4, 2020 · 53:11 min

Coronavirus Update with Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Anthony Fauci

Live with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US’s top infectious disease expert, to learn what we can all do to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 24, 2020 · 38:06 min

CZI’s Response to COVID-19

Priscilla and Mark’s Facebook Live conversation with CZ Biohub co-president Joseph DeRisi on how CZI, CZ Biohub and scientists around the world are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 16, 2020 · 50:14 min

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative EdTech: Kari Lee on Education Engineering Opportunities

CZI builds tools that help all children develop the skills, habits, and agency they need to realize their full potential.

Dec 13, 2019 · 1:17 min

2019 Annual Letter: The Promise of Family

We look back at 2019 and all the people working towards progress across science, education, community, housing affordability and more.

Nov 27, 2019 · 1:37 min

Infectious Disease Detectives

Journey to the front lines of global healthcare as researchers in Bangladesh use Chan Zuckerberg ID technology to detect the source of an outbreak of meningitis with the hope of preventing future outbreaks from spreading.

Sep 24, 2019 · 3:56 min

Elmo and Priscilla Chan Visit The Primary School

Priscilla and Elmo visited The Primary School’s to see the new Sesame Workshop classroom curriculum in action.

Sep 10, 2019 · 2:26 min

Bay Area Housing Solutions on the Rise

Local leaders, businesses, and philanthropies teamed up to launch the Partnership for the Bay’s Future — a new kind of public-private housing partnership that will build one of the country’s largest investment funds to address the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis.

May 24, 2019 · 1:03 min

Teacher Appreciation Week: Conversations with Educators at CZI

Former educators at CZI reflect on the teachers that shaped their careers in education.

May 3, 2019 · 44 sec

How Tech Helps Teachers Strengthen Relationships with Students

CZI’s technology team builds tools that help teachers differentiate instruction to meet the needs of every student.

Mar 5, 2019 · 2:27 min

2018 Annual Letter: What We're Hopeful For

We teamed up with BAYCAT Studios, a mission-driven, youth-led, video production team studio to reflect on our 2018 journey and what makes us hopeful for the future.

Dec 7, 2018 · 4:30 min

Supporting Local Leaders in Our Community

Local organizations and community leaders are leading the work to increase equity and opportunity in our community.

Dec 4, 2018 · 2:24 min

Amanda Nguyen's Blueprint for Social Change

Amanda Nguyen is sharing her techniques for seeking social change after her own experience as a survivor of sexual assault and organizing to secure civil rights for herself and other survivors.

Dec 3, 2018 · 3:07 min

How Tech Can Help Tackle the Toughest Challenges

At CZI, engineers can build technology that takes on the biggest social challenges like curing disease and improving education – technology that will truly make people’s lives better.

Dec 3, 2018 · 2:43 min

Valor Collegiate and the Power of Circles

Social emotional learning and academic success go hand-in-hand at Valor Collegiate Academies in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dec 3, 2018 · 3:20 min

#RareAsOne: 7,000 Rare Diseases, 1 Fight

As many as 7,000 rare diseases affect 400 million people globally. The Rare As One project is committed to uniting these communities in their quest for cures.

Jun 9, 2018 · 5:23 min

Building The Future of Science

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a bold science mission: to support the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all disease by the end of the century. CZI Science is focused on supporting new research, institutes, and technologies to measure and observe human biology in new ways to help deepen our understanding of human health and disease. Learn more.

Homekey Expands Affordable Housing for a Tribal Community in California

Today’s housing crisis stems from decades of systemic racial and economic inequities. But new statewide efforts such as the Homekey program are a step in the right direction.

Celebrating 5 Years of CZI Science

2021 marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the CZI’s science program with the mission to support the science and technology that will make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all disease by the end of the century.

Along Helps Each Student Feel Seen and Understood

Along is a free, digital reflection tool designed to make it easier for teachers to check in one-on-one with each of their students.

Small Rental Owners Provide Affordable Housing Options for Local Communities

We need community rental property owners to help protect affordable housing. Watch to learn more about the local owner-tenant relationship and why it’s so important.

Seeing Inside a Lung Injured by COVID-19

CZI grantee Peter Lee used imaging technology to view the lungs of a COVID-19 patient, allowing researchers to study the lung’s vascular system in 3D.

Seen and Understood: How Research-backed Tools Can Help Educators Support Their Students

Educators discuss how new tools can support strong relationships that are the foundation for learning in this panel at ISTELive 21. Learn more.

Centering Relationships: A Foundation for Student Learning and Emotional Well-being

Educators explore how relationships can promote student well-being and academic learning at the National Charter Schools Conference.

Priscilla Chan in Conversation With Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett discusses a universal coronavirus vaccine, the Delta variant, and science diversity with Priscilla Chan. Learn more.

I See You: Putting Teacher-Student Relationships First

Perspectives from the classroom inform a conversation at ISTELive 21 about Along, a new tool to help students feel seen and understood. Learn more.

Seen and Understood: Giving Students Space to be Themselves

Educators discuss how new tools can support strong relationships that are the foundation for learning in this panel at ISTELive 21. Learn more.

The Power of One-on-One Check-ins

Current and former educators discuss evidence-based approaches to meaningful check-ins with students at the EWA National Seminar. Learn more.

Covering Technology in the Classroom

Experts and educators explore what reporters should know about the education technology and the research behind it. Learn more.

A New Housing Partnership for the Bay’s Future

CZI partnered with community members and organizations to launch a new kind of public-private housing partnership to address the Bay Area’s affordable housing crisis.

Beyond Representation: Measures to Ensure Justice

In this panel discussion at SXSW EDU, expects discuss why measures of student progress must not exacerbate existing inequities. Learn more.

Fostering Anti-racist Culture: Start at the Top

At SXSW EDU, panelists from Gradient Learning and the Black Teacher Collaborative explain how schools can address racial inequities. Learn more.

pilotED Schools: Integrating Healing and Equity into Learning

At pilotED Schools, teachers help students develop emotional intelligence through an identity-based curriculum.

Educator Well-being and Connection: Key Tips and Insights from the Field

Dr. Brooke Stafford-Brizard speaks at the ASCD Virtual Leadership Summit on Educator Mental Health & Wellness.

Youth and Families Experiencing Homelessness in Our Community

Everyone needs access to safe and secure housing, and we’re committed to supporting youth and families in our community who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Learn More.

An Introduction to Along: Know Your Students Beyond the Screen

Whether school is in-person or remote, Along helps teachers build strong relationships with students so that they can thrive. Learn more

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative EdTech: Kari Lee on Education Engineering Opportunities

CZI builds tools that help all children develop the skills, habits, and agency they need to realize their full potential. Learn more

2019 Annual Letter: The Promise of Family

We’re celebrating the four-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2019 annual letter. In this year’s annual letter, “The Promise of Family,” Priscilla and Mark reflect on the past 12 months and how CZI’s growing body of work has brought together people with diverse worldviews and experiences to accelerate progress across science, education, criminal justice reform, housing affordability and more.

2018 Annual Letter: What We're Hopeful For

We teamed up with BAYCAT Studios, a mission-driven, youth-led, video production team studio to reflect on our 2018 journey and what makes us hopeful for the future.

Supporting Local Leaders in Our Community

Local organizations and community leaders are leading the work to increase equity and opportunity in our community.