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  • State of Hunger in New Haven: Report on Food Insecurity and Recommendations for Action 2017-2018

    Excerpt: New Haven is a diverse city with deep and enduring economic and social disparities. Approximately 25% of residents live in poverty, compared to 10% statewide. An additional 40% struggle to afford basic necessities like housing and food. While intricately tied, poverty is just one of several issues that drives hunger. Unemployment, low-wage jobs, transportation, and family resources also make it difficult for people to access the food they need to thrive.

    Feb. 11, 2019

    Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health

  • Newsletter: Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in, and 2020 Census campaign launched

    Our semi-annual newsletter is out! Click here to be added to the email distribution list. Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in! Here are just a couple examples of estimates based on the program's live, in-depth interviews with over 32,000 randomly-selected Connecticut adults in 2015 and 2018:

    Feb. 10, 2019

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

  • Researchers study the link between food insecurity and obesity in Connecticut

    Coverage of a new study using data from the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, conducted by researchers at UConn with assistance from DataHaven staff.   The full research report is posted at http://zwickcenter.uconn.edu/outreach_reports_44_3050881617.pdf. Excerpt from article:

    Feb. 6, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Health

  • Greater Waterbury Community Wellbeing Profile 2018 (PDF)

    Click on main report page below for more information.

    Jan. 27, 2019

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

  • Welcome to the W.E.B. neighborhood

    [Excerpt of 1/14/19 article by Lucy Gellman; visit Arts Paper for the full piece] [....] Earlier this year, Horton said, several members began talking about how much they wished that the garden’s work days extended into the winter months. While they weren’t keen on being outside in the cold weather, they wanted something that could still bring people together and leave everyone feeling like they’d had a good workout.

    Jan. 15, 2019

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • Discrimination questions add new depth to Wellbeing Survey

    [Excerpt from 1/2/19 CT Mirror article by Jake Kara about the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which is accompanied by graphs. The article also appeared on the front page of about 8 major Connecticut newspapers, including Stamford Advocate, New Haven Register, Torrington Register-Citizen, and Connecticut Post.]

    Jan. 3, 2019

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

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