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  • 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

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  • Connecticut’s richest residents got richer while poorest residents got poorer during pandemic, survey finds

    [Excerpt from front-page feature by Alex Putterman, February 13, 2022] The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult for Connecticut residents in the state’s poorest cities, a large statewide survey has found. While 19% of Connecticut adults say they are worse off financially than they were two years ago, according to the survey, that number was 31% in Hartford, 29% in Bridgeport, 20% in New Haven and 28% in Waterbury.

    Feb. 17, 2022

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  • Survey results quantify how each Connecticut town experienced the pandemic throughout 2021

    PRESS RELEASE - February 13, 2022 Since February 2020, nearly a quarter of Connecticut households had a member lose a job, but about one-third of households in Bridgeport, Stamford, and Waterbury faced that outcome. But even in towns like Milford and Greenwich, about one in seven households were affected by job loss.

    Feb. 12, 2022

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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.

    Feb. 11, 2022

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  • Connecticut panel hosts inaugural meeting to address racism in public health

    [Excerpt of article by Hannah Qu, 11/19/2021] The 28-member Commission on Racial Equity in Public Health met for the first time Wednesday, following its establishment by Governor Ned Lamont in a summer bill that declared racism a public health crisis in Connecticut.

    Nov. 19, 2021

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  • Housing Connecticut's Future 2021 Report (PDF)

    Published by Urban Institute, 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. See the main report page for more information.

    Oct. 31, 2021

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