• The [survey] input will be vital, according to Jim Williamson, president of the Community Foundation [of Greater New Britain], as the Foundation considers major, new community leadership and funding initiatives.… Read More

  • While the potential for “big data” to empower disadvantaged communities grabs people’s attention, the application of smaller sets of data has always had as much — if not more — practical application to city governments and nonprofits.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] The World Health Organization has selected Greater New Haven as one of 15 urban areas worldwide to pilot a planned “age-friendly city indicator guide”.  … Read More

  • [Excerpt] How easy is it to live in the New Haven area if you’re a senior? How well can you get around, engage in social activities and civic duties or keep a good job and secure health care?… Read More

  • New Haven, Hartford Gain Jobs Over Burbs

    Hartford Courant    March 4, 2015

    [Excerpt] After decades of suburban sprawl, a new report shows that more jobs — and better, higher-paying jobs — are flocking to our nation's cities, even as peripheral areas see their job base erode. Here in Connecticut, employment growth in dense city centers like New Haven and Hartford is once again driving our state's overall economic vitality.… Read More

  • Jobs Are Returning To The City

    New Haven Independent    February 27, 2015

    [Excerpt] In recent years, job growth in downtown centers nationwide has far outpaced growth in surrounding suburban areas, according to a widely-cited report released this week by the City Observatory. According to a DataHaven analysis of the Census dataset used in the report, New Haven and Hartford are experiencing a similar shift.… Read More

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