• Survey: Jobs Make The Difference In Hamden Happiness

    New Haven Independent    April 11, 2019

    [News article by Brian Slattery] Hamden is a good place to live — as long as you can find a good job. That’s one of the lessons from a newly released 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey.… Read More

  • New Haven Census Coordinators Plan Efforts

    Yale Daily News    March 27, 2019

    Excerpt of article by Emiliano Gomez, March 27, 2019: "In 2010, parts of three New Haven neighborhoods — Fair Haven, Newhallville and Edgewood — were designated by the Census Bureau as especially “hard to count” tracts due to low mail-return rates of census forms — less than 60 percent. Such neighborhoods are mostly composed of groups the Census Bureau has designated “hard to count.”… Read More

  • 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: … Read More

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  • Elm City Kicks Off 2020 Census Campaign

    New Haven Independent    January 30, 2019

    [Excerpt from New Haven Independent, 1/30/19 article by Markeshia Ricks] "New Haven is getting an early start on ensuring the city counts every resident in the upcoming decennial census — which won’t be an easy feat. The quest began Tuesday afternoon and evening as about 50 people gathered in the Hall of Records to learn about the importance of getting people to participate in the 2020 census. They also learned about the many challenges to preventing an undercount and started brainstorming solutions to those barriers.… Read More

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  • Discrimination questions add new depth to Wellbeing Survey

    Connecticut Mirror    January 3, 2019

    [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.]… Read More

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  • Excerpt of Waterbury Republican-American newspaper front page article, by Mike Patrick WATERBURY – It may not seem fair to compare Waterbury to Stamford, which benefits from its proximity to New York City, large transportation hub and vibrant corporate climate. But strip those elements away, and you’re left with a city of former factories and mills, just like Waterbury, and a downtown that not long ago faced the same challenges as the Brass City’s.… Read More

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