Black children are more likely to have asthma. A lot comes down to where they live
[Excerpt from feature article by Kat Stafford, in Associated Press and major newspapers, as part of "From Birth to Death" series, May 23, 2023] [....] "Black children are more likely to have asthma than kids of any other race in America. They're more likely to live near polluting plants, and in rental housing with mold and other triggers, because of racist housing laws in the nation's past. Their asthma often is more severe and less likely to be controlled, because of poor medical care and mistrust of doctors.
May 23, 2023
US campuses urged to be better neighbours
[Excerpt from article by Paul Basken, April 20, 2023] “Universities clearly do provide major financial benefits to the areas where they are based, said one expert, Mark Abraham, the executive director of DataHaven, a non-profit organisation in the state of Connecticut that helps local communities assess their performance. […]
April 20, 2023
You spoke, the Latino Communities Reporting Lab is listening, adjusting
[Excerpt of news article by Lau Guzmán, Record-Journal, April 7, 2023] MERIDEN — Last year’s Puerto Rican festival was hot and humid. There were storms on the horizon, temperatures hovered around 95 degrees and the day ended with a thunderstorm. Despite the heat, I spent the day with a team from the Record-Journal that had gathered under a tent and a table to collect surveys.
April 11, 2023
DeLauro rejects GOP proposal to cut spending on food insecurity
[Excerpt from news piece by Molly Ingram, WSHU Public Radio, April 5, 2023] According to the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, 34% of Latino residents, 25% of Black residents, and 11% of white residents reported food insecurity in Connecticut. 17% of total respondents said they struggled with food insecurity in 2022.
April 05, 2023
DataHaven and partners release the 2023 Community Wellbeing Index at the Connecticut State Capitol
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March 31, 2023
DataHaven Community Index Scores from 2023 reports with data for 169 CT towns
The document linked below is an Excel file created by DataHaven with DataHaven Community Index Score components and overall scores for all Connecticut towns. It corresponds to DataHaven's 2023 Community Wellbeing Index publications.
March 21, 2023