• [Excerpt from Hartford Courant article by Michael Hamad, February 5, 2021] Connecticut is failing to provide affordable housing for essential workers, and new public investment is needed, according to a report prepared for two state agencies. And without better regional planning, the prioritization of housing based on need and “proactive” investment, Connecticut’s housing problems will surely get worse, the study’s authors predict.… Read More

  • You are invited to join the Advisory Council for our 2021 statewide survey! The DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey completed live, in-depth interviews with 34,000 randomly-selected adults in every town in Connecticut in 2015, 2018, and 2020, producing robust local-level data on the issues most relevant to community well-being that are not available from any other public data source. This survey will be fielded again in 2021, with support from public and private partners throughout Connecticut. … Read More

    Image of New Haven from DataHaven and Purple States COVID video
  • New resident-driven videos showcase health inequities

    by intern@ctdatahaven.org    January 24, 2021

    Three resident-driven documentary films focusing on Hartford, New Haven, and the Lower Naugatuck Valley area of Connecticut were produced by Purple States and DataHaven, and released in January 2021. The films reveal stark differences in life expectancy between neighborhoods and highlight issues such as the opioid crisis, access to healthy food, and heart disease.… Read More

  • Mini-Documentary Shows The Face Of Hunger In New Haven

    https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/mini-documentary_shows_the_face_of_hunger_in_new_haven/    January 19, 2021

    An article in the New Haven Independent discusses DataHaven's new mini-documentary on heart disease and lack of access to healthy foods in New Haven. Read the article here. … Read More