• 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

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  • ‘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

  • 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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