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  • Organizers Push to Cancel Rent

    [Excerpt from feature article by Thomas Breen, New Haven Independent, June 5, 2020] Local and statewide tenant organizers are turning to a simple, if profound, solution for staving off a pending eviction, foreclosure, and homelessness crisis. Their rallying cry? “Cancel the rent.” Organizers with the Cancel Rent CT movement appeared Thursday on\ WNHH Radio’s “Pandemic Organizing” to talk about the urgent need they see for not just deferring, but outright forgiving renters’ debts for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis.

    Jun. 6, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy, Housing

  • Newsletter: DataHaven Informs CT Path Forward, New Health Equity Report, Meet Our Summer Interns

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    May. 31, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Civic Vitality, Economy, Health

  • DataHaven Analysis: Despite statewide improvements, COVID-19 cases remain high in the five largest cities

    Cities also reporting a greater share of deaths outside of nursing homes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 20, 2020 A new analysis by DataHaven suggests that COVID-19 continues to affect the state in disproportionate ways. Growth in new cases has slowed statewide, but the change of pace has been uneven from town to town.

    May. 20, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Health

  • Food Safety Nets Are Straining Under Economic Meltdown

    [Excerpt from feature article by Peggy McCarthy, C-HIT] Beyond the gleaming office towers overlooking I-95 in Stamford and the pleasure boats that frequent the city’s marinas, thousands of city residents are struggling with hunger, a situation worsened by the pandemic.

    May. 17, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health

  • Press coverage of DataHaven COVID-19 Connecticut data report on lives saved due to social distancing

    A few examples of coverage from our April 23, 2020 press release, DataHaven estimates that social distancing to counter the spread of COVID-19 has already saved 10,000 lives in Connecticut: WFSB News Channel 3 Evening News, "Study says 10,000 lives saved so far in CT because of social distancing, by Shawnte Passmore and Carolina Cruz

    Apr. 27, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Health

  • COVID-19 in Connecticut: Data Analysis

    In response to the pandemic and requests from our local partners, DataHaven has developed a report (see below) with our original analyses of the publicly-reported data. We have also created a large number of other charts and datasets available on request. In June 2020, DataHaven released a new publication on health equity, social inequality, and COVID-19 impacts, available at

    Apr. 26, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy, Health