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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.

    Jul. 11, 2022

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

  • Jun. 28, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Health

  • Data suggests Connecticut’s COVID death toll has been larger than official numbers say

    [Excerpt from front-page feature article by Alex Putterman, Sunday, June 5, 2022] Officially, Connecticut has recorded 10,972 COVID-19 deaths over the past two-plus years, a devastating total that once would have seemed unimaginable. Staggering as that figure is, however, the pandemic’s true death toll in Connecticut might be even higher.

    Jun. 6, 2022

    All DataHaven Programs, Health

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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