• Washington, DC summit honors Mark Abraham for exemplifying the use of information to advance community well-being. On September 30, the Community Indicators Consortium presented an “Impact Award” at their Washington, DC summit to DataHaven’s Executive Director Mark Abraham. … Read More

  • Update 5/27/14: Please see the Connecticut Mirror for a new op-ed by DataHaven Urban Fellow Deanna Song, "Connecting More People to Work in Greater New Haven," which explores job access scenarios in greater detail.… Read More

    Transit Access Dixwell New Haven Regional Plan DataHaven
  • Azavea, a nationally-prominent geospatial analysis (GIS) firm, has selected students from The University of Pennsylvania, Clark University, and Colgate University to each receive a $5,000 stipend to perform pro bono geospatial analysis work for non-profits over the summer.  The students were selected out of a pool of 125 student applications that came from all over the country. The program is sponsored by Azavea with additional financial support from Esri and The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design.… 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
  • A New Haven citywide diet? Let the healthful eating begin

    New Haven Register    January 10, 2014

    [Excerpt] A study last year found that in six city neighborhoods surveyed, seven of 10 people were either overweight or obese.… Read More

  • Big Data Backs Up Hunches—and Offers Some Surprises

    New Haven Independent    December 12, 2013

    [Excerpt] Grubbs and others from the community gathered at the Institute Library on Chapel Street Wednesday evening to talk about that report, the Greater New Haven Community Index 2013, and about its real-world implications in New Haven.… Read More

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