PRESS RELEASE - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
September 16, 2022
[Excerpt from WNPR station news report from Kay Perkins, CT Public Radio, 8/30/2022] A US News report ranks Connecticut as the 7th best state in the country for gender equality, based on factors related to economics, education, health, family planning and care, and representation in politics. Connecticut ranked in the top 10 behind three other New England states: Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont. So what is the region doing differently to promote equality for women? One local data expert says the answers aren't so simple.
August 30, 2022
A Community-Centered Approach to Data Sharing and Policy Change: Lessons for Advancing Health Equity
[Excerpt from report summary by CHCS, published August 2022 and authored by Liz Buck and Alissa Beers, Center for Health Care Strategies, and Waldo Mikels-Carrasco, Data Across Sectors for Health]
August 15, 2022
Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" to Support Largest-Ever Survey – Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven InitiativeThe DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey traces its roots to a series of grassroots and locally-based efforts launched over the past decade to gather information on and promote regional well-being and quality of life. With guidance from DataHaven and partner organizations throughout Connecticut, these area surveys have grown substantially each year in size and quality, and have become increasingly coordinated.
July 11, 2022
June 28, 2022
DataHaven will be closed June 20, 2022 in observance of Juneteenth, in commemoration of the delayed liberation of enslaved Black people on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Equity is central to our mission, and DataHaven is committed to ensuring access to information on the impact of the legacy of racist policies that continue to affect the health and well-being of Black residents in neighborhoods and towns across Connecticut.
June 13, 2022