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  • New Data Shows New Haven's Promise

    BY APARNA NATHAN In January, the City of New Haven submitted its second application for a federal “Promise Zone” designation, one year after its original application was selected as a finalist but not advanced to be one of the six designated zones that year.

    Apr. 20, 2016

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

  • Urban Connecticut's structural strain

    BY ARI ANISFELD Urban centers are the engines of Connecticut's economy. They are job-centers, entertainment-providers, and home to 18 percent of Connecticut's population. But they also face the largest gaps when it comes to paying the bill. In 2015, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s New England Public Policy Center analyzed the fiscal affairs of every Connecticut town and found wide disparities. 

    Apr. 15, 2016

    Economy, Education, Housing

  • Survey: Poverty Effects In Connecticut Are Far-Reaching

    Note: This story appeared on the front page of the Hartford Courant on Sunday, March 27.  The online version contains an interactive data visualization allowing readers to explore survey data by Connecticut town, age, gender, household income, and other factors.

    Mar. 27, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy

  • Senator Murphy hears transit complaints

    [Excerpt] NORWALK -- Host to tens of millions of commuters each year, Interstate 95 has "about double" the amount of traffic it was designed for, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday during a town hall discussion about the snarled enigma that is Connecticut's public transportation system.

    Feb. 28, 2016

    Economy

  • DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey Featured on WNPR Where We Live: Transcript

    WNPR's live radio program, Where We Live, recently hosted Mark Abraham, Executive Director of DataHaven, and Anita Chandra, Director of RAND Justice, Infrastructure, and Environment, to discuss findings from the

    Feb. 21, 2016

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

  • DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

    The DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey traces its roots to a series of grassroots and locally-based efforts launched over the past decade to gather information on and promote regional well-being and quality of life. With guidance from DataHaven and partner organizations throughout Connecticut, these area surveys have grown substantially each year in size and quality, and have become increasingly coordinated.

    Feb. 21, 2016

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

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