• Transportation drives job inequality

    Yale Daily News    September 2, 2014

    [Excerpt] In the face of a persistently high unemployment rate in the Elm City, the nonprofit organization DataHaven recently released research raising questions about the relationship between public transportation and employment opportunities.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] Another interesting point to make a note of is that the number of positions accessible by bicycle is greater than the number of positions accessible by public transportation. This indicates that it is also worthwhile to think about improving the current condition of bike routes and bike rack-equipped transit systems, so that both biking and public transit (or the two combined, as bikes can reduce workers’ time getting to or from bus stops) are more on par with private automobiles.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] New immigrants are landing in suburbs that have undergone a seismic economic shift from enclaves of relative prosperity to hubs of growing poverty. Since 2000, poverty in the suburban communities of East Haven, West Haven and Hamden exploded, growing by 83 percent, according to DataHaven, a New Haven-based demographics analysis firm.… Read More

  • For Your Information

    Daily Nutmeg    February 11, 2014

    [Excerpt]: "DataHaven also provides "technical assistance" for nonprofit and community groups in the New Haven area. Groups creating policy or writing grants can reach out to DataHaven with a problem or a question—for example, what is the income disparity among neighborhoods in a certain town?—and DataHaven will do its best to reply with some figures. "It’s like data matchmaking," says Abraham, laughing. It’s an especially important service for the smaller towns in the New Haven area, which don’t necessarily have the resources to gather the data on their own.… Read More

    For Your Information DataHaven Connecticut Data
  • ‘Data in Action’ convenes community leaders

    Yale Daily News    January 31, 2014

    [Excerpt] Standing by a large window overlooking the sun setting over Elm City and East Rock, data and policy analysts presented data to state legislators, non-profit leaders and community members revealing striking disparities in well-being that are affecting the children and families of Greater New Haven.… Read More

  • Needs for investment in New Haven housing grows

    New Haven Register    January 25, 2014

    [Excerpt] During this time of rapid demographic and economic change, new ways of measuring social progress are helping make sense of the community and highlight areas of strength to build on and challenges that need resources.… Read More

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