• Connecticut Improves Access to Voting

    by Mark Abraham    January 14, 2016

    The following text is from a press release from Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. Visit the Secretary of the State's website, or http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/lib/sots/releases/2016/1.14.16_RTV_Release.2.pdf, for the full news release.… 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

  • Survey finds most residents ‘satisfied’

    The Plainville Citizen    December 7, 2015

    [Excerpt] "A recent DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey that interviewed Connecticut residents on their quality of life, health and happiness included responses from 200 Plainville residents. Results show that, by far, most Plainville residents are happy with where they live.… Read More

  • 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 Residents, long aware of the existing tensions between the community and a police force that no longer represents their racial and ethnic makeup, protested the excessive use of force by police and demanded greater accountability from police departments.… Read More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

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  • 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

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