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  • Want Neighborhood-Level Info? The Classic Phone Survey Still Beats “Big Data”

    While the potential for “big data” to empower disadvantaged communities grabs people’s attention, the application of smaller sets of data has always had as much — if not more — practical application to city governments and nonprofits.

    April 06, 2015

  • Valley Community Foundation Report Jobs Data

    The Valley Now: A 2015 Snapshot

    Commissioned by the Valley Community Foundation, DataHaven collected and analyzed data about life in seven Lower Naugatuck Valley towns. Guided by an advisory committee of local stakeholders, DataHaven chose to focus specifically on “the Valley’s” changing demographics, health and basic needs, early child care, and economic and educational opportunities. A more comprehensive analysis of the region will be published in the form of the 2016 Valley Community Index in Spring 2016.

    March 31, 2015

  • The age-inclusivity of New Haven and Connecticut

    Click the link below to view the main report page.

    March 31, 2015

  • New Haven Joins Worldwide Pilot to Measure Aging-Friendly Cities

    The World Health Organization has selected Greater New Haven as one of 15 urban areas worldwide to pilot a planned age-friendly city indicator guide.

    March 23, 2015

  • WHO looks to create age-friendly New Haven guide to support seniors

    [Excerpt] How easy is it to live in the New Haven area if you’re a senior? How well can you get around, engage in social activities and civic duties or keep a good job and secure health care?

    March 19, 2015

  • New Haven, Hartford Gain Jobs Over Burbs

    [Excerpt] After decades of suburban sprawl, a new report shows that more jobs — and better, higher-paying jobs — are flocking to our nation's cities, even as peripheral areas see their job base erode. Here in Connecticut, employment growth in dense city centers like New Haven and Hartford is once again driving our state's overall economic vitality.

    March 04, 2015