• [Excerpt from CT Mirror feature article by Kate Farrish, Connecticut Health Investigative Team]: In West Haven, 24% of white residents reported their health as fair or poor, a rate worse than whites statewide and in New Haven. Fifty miles east, 19% of white New London residents reported feeling depressed or hopeless, higher numbers than statewide and in Bridgeport.… Read More

  • Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health I-Team Writer:   "[....] Though the distribution of pills in Fairfield County was the lowest in the state, the Post database showed that pharmacies in the region still sold millions of pills between 2006 and 2012. The highest seller in the county during that time was Walgreen’s Eastern Co., Inc. in Stratford, which sold nearly 4.5 million pills between 2006 and 2016. Two of the county’s top five sellers were in Stratford, two were in Bridgeport and one was in Norwalk.… Read More

  • Making racial equity integral to all aspects of the Working Cities Challenge

    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Newsletter    June 7, 2019

    Excerpt from article by David Radcliffe of the Boston Fed staff: "Racial equity is achieved when one's racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society. As the Working Cities Challenge model has rolled out, we’ve paid increasing attention to the role that race and equity play. Understanding the legacy of race in a particular community helps ground city teams and their plans in the reality of how (and why) cities operate.… Read More

  • Data Reveals Hidden Concerns Amid Upturn

    by Mark Abraham    April 15, 2019

    Originally published in the New Haven Independent on 4/12/19: https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/data_haven_survey/ by APARNA NATHAN & MARK ABRAHAM … Read More

    Safety in New Haven data graphic 2018
  • Survey: Jobs Make The Difference In Hamden Happiness

    New Haven Independent    April 11, 2019

    [News article by Brian Slattery] Hamden is a good place to live — as long as you can find a good job. That’s one of the lessons from a newly released 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.… Read More

  • DataHaven releases statewide survey results

    Yale Daily News    April 8, 2019

    [Excerpt of article from Emiliano Gomez] On March 13, New Haven–based public data analysis firm DataHaven released its 2018 Wellbeing Survey, which focuses on the quality of life in New Haven and Connecticut. The report highlights developments in the public’s perception of accessibility in terms of housing, health care and employment.… Read More

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