This report was crafted by a group of criminal justice system and community leaders who reviewed crime trends and data from ongoing initiatives to address violence, discuss the underlying issues, and devise specific strategies that can be implemented in the short term to reduce the level of violence. The strategies are based on a public health model of violence reduction, strengthening existing and building new community partnerships to reduce risk factors contributing to violence and to strengthen protective factors contributing to prevention of violence.
August 31, 2001
The Best Beginning: A New Haven Plan for Universal Access to Quality, Affordable Early Childcare and Education
The Mayor's Task Force on Universal Early Care and Education developed a plan to ensure school readiness through early childhood programs for children ages 3-5. The Task Force issued a set of recommendations as well.
March 19, 2001
This report was written at the end of the 20th century, and it reflects on the state of the world at the time — in particular, it addresses the downfall of the Soviet Union. On a smaller scale, the report also analyzes the interconnectedness of the northeastern United States, and then zooms in to focus on New England and the various urban centers contained within. These cities and their surrounding transportation infrastructures are used as a lens with which to study the economic state of the region as a whole.
December 31, 1999
This report was a follow-up to the original 1998 report. It measured various indicators of the wellbeing of children in the city, spanning the areas of education, health, safety, poverty, and violence.
December 31, 1999
Researchers at the Center for Research & Public Policy conducte a survey among people with disabilities living in New Haven. The survey was conducted by phone and in person at homeless shelters. The results address issues including quality of life, employment, and health care.
July 31, 1999
Comprehensive, Integrated Community-Wide Safe Schools/Healthy Students Plan For New Haven, Connecticut
This report outlines the New Haven's plans for addressing risk factors among city youth. The report offers a framework centered around the schools, with the support of community partners, for achieving these goals.
June 01, 1999