• Survey: Poverty Effects In Connecticut Are Far-Reaching

    Hartford Courant    March 27, 2016

    Note: This story appeared on the front page of the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 27.  The online version contains an interactive data visualization allowing readers to explore survey data by Connecticut town, age, gender, household income, and other factors.… Read More

    Connecticut data by town profile
  • Senator Murphy hears transit complaints

    The Hour    February 28, 2016

    [Excerpt] NORWALK -- Host to tens of millions of commuters each year, Interstate 95 has "about double" the amount of traffic it was designed for, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday during a town hall discussion about the snarled enigma that is Connecticut's public transportation system.… Read More

  • Excerpt: With data in hand from the recently completed Community Wellbeing Survey, the most comprehensive study of quality of life ever conducted in Connecticut, regional leaders and project sponsors gathered at Community Foundation of Greater New Britain headquarters this week to begin the critical collaborative process of data utilization and dissemination.… Read More

  • Connecticut Group Releases Second Civic Health Report

    WAMC Northeast Public Radio    January 20, 2016

    Transcript of 5-minute radio segment: An advisory committee in Connecticut has released its second report on civic and public participation in the state showing how publicly involved people are. The information is a mixed bag ahead of a major election year.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] Fewer Connecticut residents are voting, volunteering and donating to charity but more are eating dinner with their families and talking with their neighbors. These are among the findings from the 2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index. The report, conducted by DataHaven with help from others including Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, looks at the level of civic involvement in several categories across the state.… Read More

  • Expert View: Happiness and Inclusive Growth

    Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth Inclusion Hub    December 29, 2015

    [Excerpt] Bhutan pioneered the Gross National Happiness Index. Now a U.S. study has released the nation’s largest neighborhood-level survey of well-being, modeled on a U.K. census. What does it tell us about the links between happiness, financial services and inclusive growth? … Read More

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