• FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Mark Abraham, info@ctdatahaven.org, 203.500.7059, www.ctdatahaven.org  Connecticut Residents Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" for Largest-Ever Town-Level Survey on Quality of Life and Recovery from COVID-19: Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven Initiative… Read More

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  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Affordable Housing

    WNPR Public Radio    March 26, 2021

    [Excerpt from article by Ali Oshinskie, CT Public Radio] Affordable housing is the subject of a number of bills in Connecticut right now. But what do we really mean when we talk about "affordable housing"? That conversation could start with a question much like the one asked by State Senator Dan Champagne at a virtual Planning and Development public hearing last week.… Read More

  • Committee Debates Housing As A Human Right Bill

    NBC Connecticut    March 5, 2021

    [Excerpt] "The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our perception of housing as a basic need. The legislature’s housing committee debated legislation Thursday to make sure people don’t get evicted and are able to access housing. “Many believe that housing should be a human right and we know at least the ability to have housing is one of the strongest predictors of people's quality of life,” Mark Abraham said.… Read More

  • [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

  • 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

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