• [Excerpt] "According to the study published this year, Connecticut has a foreign-born population of 481,880, which represents 14 percent of the state’s 3.6 million residents. There are 74,670 foreign-born people living in Greater New Haven. The figure is based on numbers from the 2008-12 American Community Survey’s five-year estimates.… Read More

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  • Where Immigration Meets Resilience

    The Rockefeller Foundation    April 17, 2015

    [Excerpt] A positive influx of immigrants fed the rapid growth, even as the city lost native-born residents. By the latest tally, 17 percent of New Haven’s 130,000 residents are immigrants. Their origins, ages, skills, citizenship statuses, and personal stories are different, but their overall impact is clear: “The surge of immigration in recent years shows us yet again how important [immigrants are] to the growth and success of our community,” according to William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.… Read More

  • [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 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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