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  • The fight for a more equal Connecticut begins at home: Re-imagining pandemic housing policy

    by Numi Katz On June 29, amidst pandemic-induced unemployment and economic uncertainty, the Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration released a sweeping $33 million assistance program for renters, homeowners, and local landlords. Connecticut has been lauded as a national leader in the housing policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Jul. 3, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health, Housing

  • New data and resident stories inform Connecticut’s road map for recovery

    [Note: This piece, by DataHaven's Mark Abraham and Aparna Nathan, initially appeared in the Connecticut Mirror.]

    Jun. 26, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Powering Healthy Lives in Connecticut

    Videos and Films Series: COVID-19 Reckonings A four-part series, COVID-19 Reckonings, is being produced by Purple States and DataHaven with residents of Connecticut communities hardest hit by the pandemic because of longstanding inequities. Episode One: More Exposure. Produced by Purple States and DataHaven, with Aziya Ricard and Tyrone Jones, residents of New Haven. Released 6/25/2020.

    Jun. 22, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Editorial: Need for jobless benefits has not ended

    [Excerpt from Hearst Connecticut Media Editorial Board masthead, June 19, 2020] [....] Federal estimates show the unemployment rate, which skyrocketed at the start of the pandemic, will remain high at least through the end of the year. Thousands of people in Connecticut will remain in need of serious help to make ends meet, and that is not likely to change in the near term.

    Jun. 19, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy, Housing

  • New DataHaven report investigates why discrimination and other social factors lead to a 20-year divide in life expectancy in Connecticut, and how they are compounded by COVID-19

    For immediate release -- June 18, 2020 For media: Download this media advisory and an Executive Summary as a PDF: 

    Jun. 18, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Towards Health Equity in Connecticut

    Towards Health Equity in Connecticut: The Role of Social Inequality and the Impact of COVID-19, is a comprehensive new report that summarizes five broad social determinants of health and discusses how various groups of people are affected by their opportunities in each category.

    Jun. 18, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

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