December 31, 2006
Connecticut: Economic Vitality and Competitive Cities
This report defines the issues, relationships and resources necessary to compete in a global economy. It analyzes the relationship between livable cities and middle class workers, and focuses on the roles of "place," "people," and "payroll" in shaping the economy of a region.
September 28, 2006
The Social State of Connecticut 2005
The Connecticut State Legislature commissioned this report to monitor the social health of the state. The Connecticut Index of Social Health measures trends in social health since 1970 and shows that social health decreased in 2004 and 2005.
February 01, 2006
A Community Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Indicators Handbook (2005 Edition)
Join Together created this handbook to guide the development of reporting programs based on various indicators of substance abuse.
December 31, 2005
Hartford Blueprint for Young Children: Delivering the Promise of Success
The City of Hartford created a five-year plan to create a cohesive, coordinated, family-centered system that uses the programs in the city, along with focused public policymaking and financial investment, to improve the lives of young children, age birth to eight.
May 31, 2005
A Town-Level Assessment of Community Food Security in Connecticut
This report, released by the University of Connecticut's Food Policy Marketing Center, summarizes a town-level assessment of communityfood security in Connecticut. The results show which towns are food insecure and provide some insight into what barriers may exist to food security in those areas.
May 23, 2005