• Food insecurity Connecticut data health equity report by DataHaven

    Study highlights worsening disparities amid COVID-19 pandemic

    [Excerpt from feature article by Jenna Carlesso, CT Mirror, 7/6/2020] Inequities in health care, education, economic stability and housing have persisted for years in Connecticut, fueling disparate health outcomes, life expectancies, employment opportunities and personal wealth. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought these disparities into sharp focus, amplifying problems that have long festered, researchers with New Haven-based DataHaven concluded in a new report about social inequity and the impact of coronavirus.

    July 07, 2020

  • Image of New Haven from DataHaven and Purple States COVID video

    The fight for a more equal Connecticut begins at home: Re-imagining pandemic housing policy

    by Numi Katz On June 29, amidst pandemic-induced unemployment and economic uncertainty, the Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration released a sweeping $33 million assistance program for renters, homeowners, and local landlords. Connecticut has been lauded as a national leader in the housing policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    July 03, 2020

  • renter housing concern in Census household pulse survey Connecticut COVID data by race and ethnicity DataHaven analysis 2020

    New data and resident stories inform Connecticut’s road map for recovery

    [Note: This piece, by DataHaven's Mark Abraham and Aparna Nathan, initially appeared in the Connecticut Mirror.]

    June 26, 2020

  • news page screenshot from story on connecticut health disparities

    Coronavirus more deadly for Blacks and Hispanics, exposes inequity

    [Excerpt from feature article by Bill Cummings, June 26, 2020, featuring data from the new DataHaven publication "Towards Health Equity in Connecticut: The Role of Social Inequality and the Impact of COVID-19"] The coronavirus has been far more deadly for Connecticut’s Black and Hispanic residents than white citizens — and the reasons are exposing decades of economic and health disparity.

    June 26, 2020

  • Clip of DataHaven and Purple States data video project Episode One COVID-19 Reckonings

    Powering Healthy Lives in Connecticut

    Videos and Films Series: COVID-19 Reckonings A four-part series, COVID-19 Reckonings, is being produced by Purple States and DataHaven with residents of Connecticut communities hardest hit by the pandemic because of longstanding inequities. Episode One: More Exposure. Produced by Purple States and DataHaven, with Aziya Ricard and Tyrone Jones, residents of New Haven. Released 6/25/2020.

    June 22, 2020