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  • Unemployment rate for youth in cities still too high, experts say

    [Excerpt] By Chris Bosak, Sunday, March 19, 2017 State employment numbers released March 10 by the Department of Labor point to an improving job market, but younger Connecticut residents, especially those in cities, are not celebrating.

    Mar. 19, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy

  • Connecticut Bets on Arts, Entrepreneurship for Equity

    [Excerpt] By Johnny Magdaleno The arts are often seen as a pastime of elites. Indeed, in cities like Hartford, Connecticut, people with college degrees, or those who make more than $100,000 a year, are more likely [according to the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey] to take advantage of their local museum or concert hall than those who make less or didn’t finish college.

    Mar. 15, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality

  • A Citywide Health Check-up, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

    By Camille Seaberry [Excerpt] Take a close look at the neighborhood-by-neighborhood data from the 500 Cities project, a new collaboration by the CDC, the CDC Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which shows us both successes and disparities in the health of Connecticut cities.

    Mar. 2, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • Feb. 27, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Economy, Health, Public Safety

  • How States Engage in Evidence-Based Policymaking: A national assessment

    Evidence-based policymaking is the systematic use of findings from program evaluations and outcome analyses ("evidence") to guide government policy and funding decisions. By focusing limited resources on public services and programs that have been shown to produce positive results, governments can expand their investments in more cost-effective options, consider reducing funding for ineffective programs, and improve the outcomes of services funded by taxpayer dollars.

    Feb. 16, 2017

    Civic Vitality

  • Feb. 8, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy

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