• [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”.  … Read More

  • [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?… Read More

  • New Haven, Hartford Gain Jobs Over Burbs

    Hartford Courant    March 4, 2015

    [Excerpt] After decades of suburban sprawl, a new report shows that more jobs — and better, higher-paying jobs — are flocking to our nation's cities, even as peripheral areas see their job base erode. Here in Connecticut, employment growth in dense city centers like New Haven and Hartford is once again driving our state's overall economic vitality.… Read More

  • Jobs Are Returning To The City

    New Haven Independent    February 27, 2015

    [Excerpt] In recent years, job growth in downtown centers nationwide has far outpaced growth in surrounding suburban areas, according to a widely-cited report released this week by the City Observatory. According to a DataHaven analysis of the Census dataset used in the report, New Haven and Hartford are experiencing a similar shift.… Read More

  • New Haven Area Is Benefiting From Immigrants

    CT Latino News    February 22, 2015

    [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.… Read More

  • Immigration Drives Growth, Vibrancy of New Haven Region, Study Finds

    Connecticut by the Numbers    January 27, 2015

    [Excerpt] If Greater New Haven is thriving, the region’s rapidly-growing immigrant population is a key reason, according to a new research study. The report, entitled Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven, compiles data from federal, state and local government agencies, as well as information generated locally by DataHaven and The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.… Read More

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