• DERBY, CT -- While the Valley has a long history of being a close-knit, family-centered region, disparities among its communities present both challenges and opportunities in addressing health and wellness needs. In partnership with Griffin Hospital and the Naugatuck Valley Health District, more than 40 representatives from a range of multi-disciplinary organizations collaborated to examine well-being and socioeconomic data in the Valley.… Read More

    Valley Community Index Connecticut Data report by DataHaven
  • [Excerpt from CT Mirror feature article by Mary O'Leary, 10/9/2019] New Haven — Acuity Brands, with its wraparound view of the city from its 15th-floor home at the Century Tower Building, an engineering staff that is pulling in local talent, and its workers’ appreciation of the lifestyle amenities downtown, is a marketing dream for the city.… Read More

    front cover Connecticut Mirror article with DataHaven data
  • Report: Socioeconomic disparities widening in Fairfield County

    The Hour (Norwalk)    September 29, 2019

    Excerpt from article by Kelly Kultz, The Hour (Norwalk) While Fairfield County as a whole often fares better than the state and nation when it comes to quality of life, educational achievements and levels of income are not broken down as evenly. That’s one of the main findings from the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Index 2019 [...].… Read More

  • Reviving cities must include the excluded

    CT Mirror    September 27, 2019

    [Excerpt from feature article by Tom Condon, CT Mirror]  A quarter century ago, downtown Hartford was 8/5 rather than 24/7. People drove in for work or UConn games and then headed back to the suburbs. It was hard to even buy a cup of coffee on weekends. That has changed. With 1,500 new apartments completed or in construction, a new UConn branch, new transportation options and minor league baseball, the downtown area is coming back to life. But just blocks from the theaters and elegant restaurants are some of the poorest neighborhoods in the state.… Read More

  • [Excerpt from front page article in the Sunday 9/8/2019 Stamford Advocate by Ignacio Laguarda, featuring analysis by DataHaven] … Read More

    Life expectancy connecticut data Stamford by DataHaven
  • Whites In Midsize Cities Report Poor Health Compared To Counterparts In Urban Centers

    Connecticut Health Investigative Team    September 3, 2019

    [Excerpt from feature article by Kate Farrish, Connecticut Health Investigative Team, featuring analysis of the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey and appearing in the CT Mirror and elsewhere]: In West Haven, 24% of white residents reported their health as fair or poor, a rate worse than whites statewide and in New Haven. Fifty miles east, 19% of white New London residents reported feeling depressed or hopeless, higher numbers than statewide and in Bridgeport.… Read More

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