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  • Recognizing Juneteenth

    DataHaven will be closed June 20, 2022 in observance of Juneteenth, in commemoration of the delayed liberation of enslaved Black people on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Equity is central to our mission, and DataHaven is committed to ensuring access to information on the impact of the legacy of racist policies that continue to affect the health and well-being of Black residents in neighborhoods and towns across Connecticut.

    June 13, 2022

  • Data suggests Connecticut’s COVID death toll has been larger than official numbers say

    [Excerpt from front-page feature article by Alex Putterman, Sunday, June 5, 2022] Officially, Connecticut has recorded 10,972 COVID-19 deaths over the past two-plus years, a devastating total that once would have seemed unimaginable. Staggering as that figure is, however, the pandemic’s true death toll in Connecticut might be even higher.

    June 06, 2022

  • 2021 New Haven Parent Connectivity Survey Report

    DataHaven was commissioned by the City of New Haven to analyze a survey, distributed by the New Haven Public Schools, of nearly 500 New Haven Public School families during the pandemic. Respondents were randomly-selected for follow-up telephone interviews for a more in-depth conversation about their internet connectivity needs. Overall, 73% of respondents said their student often had trouble accessing online learning due to internet connectivity issues. 77% said connectivity issues were negatively impacting achievement in school.

    April 12, 2022

  • Food is Medicine: The Essential Connection Between Food Security and Health

    [Excerpt of article by Nancy Trout, MD, MPH] For more than two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought devastating loss along with political, economic and social disruption to our nation. While we no longer see televised images of snaking lines of cars containing food insecure families lined up for assistance, food and nutrition insecurity rates remain high. As we begin to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis, we must look for opportunities to change structures and policies to promote food justice. Access to nutritious food must be viewed as a fundamental human right. [....]

    April 01, 2022

  • American Community Survey Shows Demographic Trends Across Connecticut

    [Excerpt from evening news broadcast by Jane Caffrey, March 18, 2022] The data from the U.S. Census Bureau ultimately helps policymakers evaluate where to allocate funds to best serve people living in Connecticut A survey released by the U.S. Census Bureau Thursday provides data on the demographics of communities across Connecticut. The American Community Survey includes data from a five-year period, from 2016 to 2020. [....]

    March 19, 2022

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