• Organizers Push to Cancel Rent

    New Haven Independent    June 6, 2020

    [Excerpt from feature article by Thomas Breen, New Haven Independent, June 5, 2020] Local and statewide tenant organizers are turning to a simple, if profound, solution for staving off a pending eviction, foreclosure, and homelessness crisis. Their rallying cry? “Cancel the rent.” Organizers with the Cancel Rent CT movement appeared Thursday on\ WNHH Radio’s “Pandemic Organizing” to talk about the urgent need they see for not just deferring, but outright forgiving renters’ debts for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis.… Read More

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  • Cities also reporting a greater share of deaths outside of nursing homes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 20, 2020 A new analysis by DataHaven suggests that COVID-19 continues to affect the state in disproportionate ways. Growth in new cases has slowed statewide, but the change of pace has been uneven from town to town. … Read More

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  • Food Safety Nets Are Straining Under Economic Meltdown

    Connecticut Health Investigative Team    May 17, 2020

    [Excerpt from feature article by Peggy McCarthy, C-HIT] Beyond the gleaming office towers overlooking I-95 in Stamford and the pleasure boats that frequent the city’s marinas, thousands of city residents are struggling with hunger, a situation worsened by the pandemic.… Read More

  • A few examples of coverage from our April 23, 2020 press release, DataHaven estimates that social distancing to counter the spread of COVID-19 has already saved 10,000 lives in Connecticut: WFSB News Channel 3 Evening News, "Study says 10,000 lives saved so far in CT because of social distancing, by Shawnte Passmore and Carolina Cruz… Read More

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  • Local officials throughout Connecticut congratulate residents, but stress importance of continued prevention efforts and attention to community needs April 23, 2020 For Immediate Release New Haven, CT – Residents following strict social distancing measures to counter the spread of COVID-19 have already saved the lives of 10,000 residents in Connecticut—more than the total number of deaths caused by heart disease and stroke combined each year—according to a DataHaven projection. … Read More

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