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  • 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

  • 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. 6, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Economy, Education

  • Number-Crunching New Haven: 17 Data Points That Point To A Changing City

    Excerpt of cover feature article by David Holahan:

    Dec. 1, 2016

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

  • Report: Valley towns are growing more diverse

    Excerpt: .... The 2016 Valley Community Index is a deep dive into data collected from federal, state and local agencies, and from residents themselves. DataHaven is the principal author of the 58-page study that was sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation and Griffin Hospital.

    Nov. 22, 2016

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

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