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  • DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

    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.

    Aug. 28, 2020

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

  • Study highlights worsening disparities amid COVID-19 pandemic

    [Excerpt from feature article by Jenna Carlesso, CT Mirror, 7/6/2020] Inequities in health care, education, economic stability and housing have persisted for years in Connecticut, fueling disparate health outcomes, life expectancies, employment opportunities and personal wealth. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought these disparities into sharp focus, amplifying problems that have long festered, researchers with New Haven-based DataHaven concluded in a new report about social inequity and the impact of coronavirus.

    Jul. 7, 2020

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

  • 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 Local Data Analysis About the Project Videos and Films Series: COVID-19 Reckonings A four-part series, COVID-19 Reckonings, was produced by Purple States and DataHaven with residents of Connecticut communities hardest hit by the pandemic because of longstanding inequities.

    Jun. 22, 2020

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

  • 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

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