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  • 2003 Greater New Haven Compass Community Indicators Report

    This report was compiled by identifying indicators in the areas of demographics, basic/special needs, economy, health, education, civic engagement, and the environment. These indicators were used to learn more about the regions.

    March 31, 2003

  • Greater New Haven Community Leaders Survey Report 2003

    Community Compass conducted surveys by interview with community leaders. They measured levels of satisfaction with economic, social, and health care concerns, compared these results with national trends, and identified where there are gaps.

    March 31, 2003

  • Connecticut Metropatterns: A Regional Agenda for Community and Prosperity in Connecticut

    This report determined that the way the state is growing is hurting all communities — from the most impoverished to the most affluent. It recommends regional and statewide reforms to address environmental preservation and problems in regional government.

    March 31, 2003

  • United Way of Greater New Haven 2003 Needs Assessment Household Survey

    This survey, commissioned by the United Way of Greater New Haven, was conducted by telephone and sampled residents of the Greater New Haven area. Common concerns that came up were economic stability, tobacco use among youth, and health care.

    March 27, 2003

  • State of the Workforce 2002

    The 2002 iteration of the State of the Workforce report addressed the growing labor shortage in Connecticut.

    December 31, 2002

  • Coming Home (Chapter 2 of Owning Up: Poverty, Assets, and the American Dream)

    This chapter, entitled "Coming Home," focuses on the importance of maintaining the strength of neighborhoods in order to benefit homeowners that live there. As a case study, it looks at Battle Creek, Michigan, where a nonprofit called Neighborhoods Incorporated lends money for home purchase and neighborhood rehabilitation.

    December 31, 2002