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  • COVID-19 in Connecticut: Data Analysis

    In response to requests from local partners, DataHaven developed a report (see below) with our original analyses and visualizations of public data related to the coronavirus pandemic. Initially published in March 2020, the report was frequently updated as new data were posted through June 2022. Further updates will be done less frequently or on request. We have also created many other charts and datasets available on request.

    Jun. 6, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy, Health

  • 2021 New Haven Parent Connectivity Survey Report

    DataHaven was commissioned by the City of New Haven to analyze a survey, distributed by the New Haven Public Schools, of nearly 500 New Haven Public School families during the pandemic. Respondents were randomly-selected for follow-up telephone interviews for a more in-depth conversation about their internet connectivity needs. Overall, 73% of respondents said their student often had trouble accessing online learning due to internet connectivity issues. 77% said connectivity issues were negatively impacting achievement in school.

    Apr. 12, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Education

  • Food is Medicine: The Essential Connection Between Food Security and Health

    [Excerpt of article by Nancy Trout, MD, MPH] For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought devastating loss along with political, economic and social disruption to our nation. While we no longer see televised images of snaking lines of cars containing food insecure families lined up for assistance, food and nutrition insecurity rates remain high. As we begin to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, we must look for opportunities to change structures and policies to promote food justice. Access to nutritious food must be viewed as a fundamental human right. [....]

    Apr. 1, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • American Community Survey Shows Demographic Trends Across Connecticut

    [Excerpt from evening news broadcast by Jane Caffrey, March 18, 2022] The data from the U.S. Census Bureau ultimately helps policymakers evaluate where to allocate funds to best serve people living in Connecticut A survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday provides data on the demographics of communities across Connecticut. The American Community Survey includes data from a five-year period, from 2016 to 2020. [....]

    Mar. 19, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

  • Connecticut Makes Remote Work Permanent for State Employees, Bruising Hartford’s Economy

    [Excerpt from feature article by Jimmy Vielkind, March 17, 2022] As it tries to bounce back from the economic damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford won’t be getting help from one of one of its biggest employers: the state government itself. Connecticut recently agreed to permanently allow most of its employees to telecommute as many as four days a week, in contrast with many state and local governments that are trying to set an example for private employers by pushing employees to return to offices in downtown cores.

    Mar. 17, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy

  • Data demonstrates how pandemic exacerbated New Haven’s wealth disparities

    [Excerpt of feature article by Sophie Bograd and Sylvan Lebrun, February 23, 2022] More than four in 10 New Haven residents lost their job, used emergency food services or suffered financially during the pandemic. 

    Feb. 24, 2022

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

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