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  • Reaching Home: Ending Long-Term Homelessness in Connecticut

    This guide to ending homelesssness focuses on the role that supportive housing can play in cost-effectively solving chronic homelessness. It explores the need for housing in Connecticut as well as the way in which supportive housing would be implemented.

    June 30, 2004

  • The Changing Demographics of Connecticut — 1900 to 2000, Part 2: The Five Connecticuts

    This report is the second in the series titled The Changing Demographics of Connecticut — 1990 to 2000. In the preceding report, Part 1: Comparing Connecticut to National Averages, it was shown that Connecticut's statewide averages, whether in terms of income, poverty, or racial composition, provided a misleading description of the state’s socioeconomics. In this report a more representative description of town demographics is provided. Each town has been assigned to one of five town groups.

    May 31, 2004

  • On Crime as Science

    This New York Times article explores a study carried out by Dr. Felton Earls to better understand the connection between neighborhood dynamics and crime.

    January 06, 2004

  • State of the Workforce 2003

    This report focuses on the role of 16-24 year old youths in the workforce and occupation-related decisions with which they are faced.

    December 31, 2003

  • Report of the State of Connecticut Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives

    The purpose of this report is to respond to Special Act 02-13, “An Act Concerning a Blue Ribbon Commission on Property Tax Burdens and Smart Growth Incentives.” It explores the connection between fiscal policy and land-use policy and offers recommendations.

    October 31, 2003

  • A Profile of Connecticut's Youth: Executive Summary of 2003 State of Connecticut's Youth

    The executive summary from the 2003 State of Connecticut's Youth report summarizes data in various areas, including health, education, and socioeconomic disparity.

    August 17, 2003