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  • Immigrant owned-businesses help shape local economy, communities in Greater New Haven

    [Excerpt] "According to the study published this year, Connecticut has a foreign-born population of 481,880, which represents 14 percent of the state’s 3.6 million residents. There are 74,670 foreign-born people living in Greater New Haven. The figure is based on numbers from the 2008-12 American Community Survey’s five-year estimates.

    May. 2, 2015

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  • Where Immigration Meets Resilience

    [Excerpt] A positive influx of immigrants fed the rapid growth, even as the city lost native-born residents. By the latest tally, 17 percent of New Haven’s 130,000 residents are immigrants. Their origins, ages, skills, citizenship statuses, and personal stories are different, but their overall impact is clear: “The surge of immigration in recent years shows us yet again how important [immigrants are] to the growth and success of our community,” according to William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

    Apr. 17, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

  • The age-inclusivity of New Haven and Connecticut

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    Mar. 31, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Health

  • New Haven Joins Worldwide Pilot to Measure Aging-Friendly Cities

    [Excerpt] The World Health Organization has selected Greater New Haven as one of 15 urban areas worldwide to pilot a planned “age-friendly city indicator guide”.  

    Mar. 23, 2015

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  • WHO looks to create age-friendly New Haven guide to support seniors

    [Excerpt] How easy is it to live in the New Haven area if you’re a senior? How well can you get around, engage in social activities and civic duties or keep a good job and secure health care?

    Mar. 19, 2015

    Demographics

  • New Haven Area Is Benefiting From Immigrants

    [Excerpt] Immigrants contribute to the economic, cultural and social well-being of the Greater New Haven region.  That according to a recently released report, “Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven,” issued by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, found that as of 2012, one in eight residents of the 20-town region is foreign-born, coming from all corners of the globe. About half are naturalized US citizens; the rest are legal permanent residents, legal temporary residents or undocumented immigrants.

    Feb. 22, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

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