• [Excerpt from CT Mirror feature article by Mary O'Leary, 10/9/2019] New Haven — Acuity Brands, with its wraparound view of the city from its 15th-floor home at the Century Tower Building, an engineering staff that is pulling in local talent, and its workers’ appreciation of the lifestyle amenities downtown, is a marketing dream for the city.… Read More

    front cover Connecticut Mirror article with DataHaven data
  • Report: Socioeconomic disparities widening in Fairfield County

    The Hour (Norwalk)    September 29, 2019

    Excerpt from article by Kelly Kultz, The Hour (Norwalk) While Fairfield County as a whole often fares better than the state and nation when it comes to quality of life, educational achievements and levels of income are not broken down as evenly. That’s one of the main findings from the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Index 2019 [...].… Read More

  • Newsletter: DataHaven receives three national awards

    by Mark Abraham    September 22, 2019

    New: Two national grants to empower residents with local-level data and video storytelling … Read More

  • Whites In Midsize Cities Report Poor Health Compared To Counterparts In Urban Centers

    Connecticut Health Investigative Team    September 3, 2019

    [Excerpt from feature article by Kate Farrish, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, featuring analysis of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey and appearing in the CT Mirror and elsewhere]: 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

  • Prescription opioids targeted Connecticut's most vulnerable residents

    Connecticut Health Investigative Team    July 31, 2019

    [Excerpt from news feature by Steve Hamm, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, appearing in the Middletown Press and elsewhere:  … 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

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