2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index

  • Not Just Sense Of Community: CT Citizens Engaged And Connected

    [Excerpt]:Despite its sour economy and squabbling legislators, Connecticut has something other states envy: Residents who connect. They eat dinner together, talk politics, trust their local institutions more than the national average and show other strong signs of healthy social behavior. Every state should be so lucky.

    June 21, 2016

  • Connecticut Group Releases Second Civic Health Report

    Transcript of 5-minute radio segment:An advisory committee in Connecticut has released its second report on civic and public participation in the state showing how publicly involved people are. The information is a mixed bag ahead of a major election year.

    January 20, 2016

  • Report: Fewer In CT Volunteering, Voting But More Eating Dinner At Home

    [Excerpt] Fewer Connecticut residents are voting, volunteering and donating to charity but more are eating dinner with their families and talking with their neighbors.These are among the findings from the 2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index. The report, conducted by DataHaven with help from others including Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, looks at the level of civic involvement in several categories across the state.

    January 19, 2016

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    2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index

    The Connecticut Civic Health Index is a report published under the auspices of the National Conference of Citizenship (NCoC), in partnership with Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Everyday Democracy, DataHaven, and other members of the Connecticut Civic Health Advisory Group. The report was authored by DataHaven's Mary Buchanan, Erica Pandey, and Mark Abraham.  Use the button above to download the report, or click here.

    January 18, 2016

  • 2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index Report

    2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index report on Connecticut data pertaining to civic engagement, voting, and related issues.  Please view the main report page for more information.

    January 18, 2016