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  • For Your Information DataHaven Connecticut Data

    For Your Information

    [Excerpt]: "DataHaven also provides "technical assistance" for nonprofit and community groups in the New Haven area. Groups creating policy or writing grants can reach out to DataHaven with a problem or a question—for example, what is the income disparity among neighborhoods in a certain town?—and DataHaven will do its best to reply with some figures. "It’s like data matchmaking," says Abraham, laughing. It’s an especially important service for the smaller towns in the New Haven area, which don’t necessarily have the resources to gather the data on their own.

    February 11, 2014

  • ‘Data in Action’ convenes community leaders

    [Excerpt] Standing by a large window overlooking the sun setting over Elm City and East Rock, data and policy analysts presented data to state legislators, non-profit leaders and community members revealing striking disparities in well-being that are affecting the children and families of Greater New Haven.

    January 31, 2014

  • Community Report Card for Western Connecticut: Community Health Improvement Action Plan

    In response to the key findings and recommendations from the most recent Community Report Card for Western Connecticut (CRC), the CRC SteeringCommittee convened two Community Health Conversations with key community stakeholders in October 2012. During the Conversations, the need for collective commitment and responsibility in the prioritization of health issues and development of an action plan for health improvement were emphasized. The objectives of the Community Health Conversations were to: 1) obtain input and insight from a diverse group of stakeholders, 2) reac

    January 31, 2014

  • Needs for investment in New Haven housing grows

    [Excerpt] During this time of rapid demographic and economic change, new ways of measuring social progress are helping make sense of the community and highlight areas of strength to build on and challenges that need resources.

    January 25, 2014

  • A New Haven citywide diet? Let the healthful eating begin

    [Excerpt] A study last year found that in six city neighborhoods surveyed, seven of 10 people were either overweight or obese.

    January 10, 2014

  • Johnson Memorial Hospital Community Needs — 2013 Implementation Plan

    Johnson Memorial Hospital's Community Health Needs Assessment addressed a number of areas of interest, including obesity, diabetes, behavioral health, and alcohol/substance abuse. The report identified problems, Johnson Memorial Hospital's strategies to fix the problems, and specific programs in place.

    December 31, 2013