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  • 106 Area Nonprofits Receive Over $1.3 Million in Grants from Fairfield County's Community Foundation

    [Excerpt] Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has announced the details for its current grantmaking cycle. Competitive grants totaling $1,330,037were awarded to 106 nonprofit organizations who align with the Community Foundation’s result areas and its vision to close the opportunity gap in Fairfield County by eliminating disparities in income, education, employment, housing and health. [....]

    Feb. 12, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs

  • State of Hunger in New Haven: Report on Food Insecurity and Recommendations for Action 2017-2018

    Excerpt: New Haven is a diverse city with deep and enduring economic and social disparities. Approximately 25% of residents live in poverty, compared to 10% statewide. An additional 40% struggle to afford basic necessities like housing and food. While intricately tied, poverty is just one of several issues that drives hunger. Unemployment, low-wage jobs, transportation, and family resources also make it difficult for people to access the food they need to thrive.

    Feb. 11, 2019

    Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health

  • Newsletter: Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in, and 2020 Census campaign launched

    Our semi-annual newsletter is out! Click here to be added to the email distribution list. Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in! Here are just a couple examples of estimates based on the program's live, in-depth interviews with over 32,000 randomly-selected Connecticut adults in 2015 and 2018:

    Feb. 10, 2019

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

  • 2017 Connecticut City Neighborhood Profiles

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    Feb. 9, 2019

  • 2017 Connecticut City Neighborhood Profiles

    2017 Connecticut City Neighborhood Profiles (Published 2019) With support from public and private partners, DataHaven has maintained neighborhood profiles and maps for over 15 years. We have updated these with census data released in December 2018, and with new sources of public health data (USALEEP and 500 Cities). Unlike many other online maps, the data visualization technology we use is highly responsive across various mobile devices.

    Feb. 9, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Researchers study the link between food insecurity and obesity in Connecticut

    Coverage of a new study using data from the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, conducted by researchers at UConn with assistance from DataHaven staff.   The full research report is posted at http://zwickcenter.uconn.edu/outreach_reports_44_3050881617.pdf. Excerpt from article:

    Feb. 6, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health

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