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  • Informing Our Nation: Improving How to Understand and Assess the USA's Position and Progress

    The United States Government Accountability Office released this report studied a diverse set of key indicator systems that provide economic, environmental, social, and cultural information for local, state, or regional jurisdictions. The included suggestions for future improvements.

    Nov. 30, 2004

    Civic Vitality

  • Building and Using Community Information Systems: Inventory of Available Tools and Guides (Draft)

    This paper develops an organizational framework and catalogues tools supporting community information systems (CIS) in the following areas: building and using CISs, assembling and using data sources, developing indicators, using CISs for change, developing CIS technology, building user capacity, and building institutional capacity. Although a variety of resources already exist to support the CIS movement, the paper finds needs for creating or updating resources in areas.

    Nov. 30, 2004

    Civic Vitality

  • Report of the State of Connecticut Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives

    The purpose of this report is to respond to Special Act 02-13, “An Act Concerning a Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives.” It explores the connection between fiscal policy and land-use policy and offers recommendations.

    Oct. 31, 2003

    Civic Vitality

  • 2003 Greater New Haven Compass Community Indicators Report

    This report was compiled by identifying indicators in the areas of demographics, basic/special needs, economy, health, education, civic engagement, and the environment. These indicators were used to learn more about the regions.

    Mar. 31, 2003

    Civic Vitality

  • Greater New Haven Community Leaders Survey Report 2003

    Community Compass conducted surveys by interview with community leaders. They measured levels of satisfaction with economic, social, and health care concerns, compared these results with national trends, and identified where there are gaps.

    Mar. 31, 2003

    Civic Vitality

  • United Way of Greater New Haven 2003 Needs Assessment Household Survey

    This survey, commissioned by the United Way of Greater New Haven, was conducted by telephone and sampled residents of the Greater New Haven area. Common concerns that came up were economic stability, tobacco use among youth, and health care.

    Mar. 27, 2003

    Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Health

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