• Connecticut data reveal racial disparities in policing

    by Thomas Zembowicz    December 2, 2015

    In August 2014, the shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown in the black-majority city of Ferguson, Missouri by a white police officer on duty quickly captured the entire country’s attention. Residents, long aware of the existing tensions between the community and a police force that no longer represents their racial and ethnic makeup, protested the excessive use of force by police and demanded greater accountability from police departments.… Read More

    Likelihood of Minority Drivers Being Stopped
  • Nearly 17,000 randomly-selected residents of all towns in Connecticut and adjacent sections of New York State participated in the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, with in-depth interviews on quality of life, health, and happiness… Read More

    Community Wellbeing Survey Partners
  • Welcome to the new DataHaven website

    by Mary Buchanan    November 10, 2015

    You have arrived at DataHaven, where we provide data for community action. We collect, interpret, and share public data to empower communities to make effective, informed decisions. We provide a public service by working with a wide variety of partners to develop innovative reports, tools, and technical assistance programs that make this information more useful.… Read More

    DataHaven home page
  • More statewide and national recognition for DataHaven

    by Mark Abraham    September 2, 2015

    Read below for an excerpt from our semi-annual newsletter, released in August 2015. The newsletter also contained links to the many new reports that DataHaven has published. Contact us to sign up for the full newsletter!… Read More

    DataHaven Consultation Award 2015
  • You may have seen the 2014 Community Well-Being Rankings, released this week by Gallup-Healthways. But what these types of rankings may mask is the wide range of well-being levels experienced by individuals within those metro areas, regardless of their ranking. … Read More

  • Washington, DC summit honors Mark Abraham for exemplifying the use of information to advance community well-being. On September 30, the Community Indicators Consortium presented an “Impact Award” at their Washington, DC summit to DataHaven’s Executive Director Mark Abraham. … Read More

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