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  • Connecticut Residents Urged to Pick Up the Phone! for Largest-Ever Town-Level Survey on Quality of Life and Recovery from COVID-19: Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven Initiative

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Mark Abraham, info@ctdatahaven.org, 203.500.7059, www.ctdatahaven.org  Connecticut Residents Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" for Largest-Ever Town-Level Survey on Quality of Life and Recovery from COVID-19: Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven Initiative

    Jun. 22, 2021

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

  • Committee Debates Housing As A Human Right Bill

    [Excerpt] "The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our perception of housing as a basic need. The legislature’s housing committee debated legislation Thursday to make sure people don’t get evicted and are able to access housing. “Many believe that housing should be a human right and we know at least the ability to have housing is one of the strongest predictors of people's quality of life,” Mark Abraham said.

    Mar. 5, 2021

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Housing

  • Statewide action needed to ensure vaccine equity

    [Op-ed by Mark Abraham and Yusuf Ransome] President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination plan aims to provide 100 million shots during his first 100 days in office. To achieve this plan of reaching what researchers call herd immunity —when a large part of the population has become immune to a virus or disease— requires people in the most vulnerable communities to have unprecedented access to immunizations.

    Feb. 23, 2021

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • Housing Connecticut's Future: Meeting the State's Affordable and Accessible Housing Needs

    This report was the collective effort of a study team formed from seven different organizations: The Urban Institute, DataHaven, Source Development Hub, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Supportive Housing Works, and Fairfield County's Center for Housing Opportunity. It was authored by Christie Stewart (FCCHO), Peter A. Tatian (Urban), Lydia Lo (Urban), Kelly Davila (DataHaven), and Fay Walker (Urban) and released on February 4, 2021.

    Feb. 4, 2021

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

  • 2019 DataHaven Community Profile Dataset

    This is a CSV (raw data) file with the state, county, and town-level data used in our community profile pages, updated with 2019 5-year ACS data (released by Census Bureau in December 2020). For Connecticut counties and select Connecticut towns, the dataset also contains a small number of estimates from the 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. Please refer to the survey page for full crosstabs and results. The CSV may be downloaded using the "Document" link below.

    Jan. 31, 2021

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

  • New resident-driven videos showcase health inequities

    Three resident-driven documentary films focusing on Hartford, New Haven, and the Lower Naugatuck Valley area of Connecticut were produced by Purple States and DataHaven, and released in January 2021. The films reveal stark differences in life expectancy between neighborhoods and highlight issues such as the opioid crisis, access to healthy food, and heart disease.

    Jan. 24, 2021

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

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