Food Insecurity Doubles For Families With Children
[Excerpt of article by Christine Stuart, 9/27/22] The U.S. Census Bureau announced last week that the federal child tax credit contributed to a decline in child poverty and a new survey from DataHaven and Siena College Research Institute found that since its expiration food insecurity for families with children has nearly doubled.
September 29, 2022
Food insecurity in CT higher this year amid inflation, expiration of child tax credit, survey shows
[Excerpt of front page news feature by Alex Putterman, 9/19/2022 across all Hearst CT newspapers] Food insecurity in Connecticut has increased in 2022, new survey data shows, amid a rise in inflation and the expiration of federal benefits such as last year's enhanced child tax credit.
September 20, 2022
DataHaven survey finds food insecurity nearly doubled in Connecticut in 2022
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September 16, 2022
US News ranks CT, New England states in top 10 for gender equality. But it's complicated
[Excerpt from WNPR station news report from Kay Perkins, CT Public Radio, 8/30/2022] A US News report ranks Connecticut as the 7th best state in the country for gender equality, based on factors related to economics, education, health, family planning and care, and representation in politics. Connecticut ranked in the top 10 behind three other New England states: Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont. So what is the region doing differently to promote equality for women? One local data expert says the answers aren't so simple.
August 30, 2022
A Community-Centered Approach to Data Sharing and Policy Change: Lessons for Advancing Health Equity
[Excerpt from report summary by CHCS, published August 2022 and authored by Liz Buck and Alissa Beers, Center for Health Care Strategies, and Waldo Mikels-Carrasco, Data Across Sectors for Health]
August 15, 2022
DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey
Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" to Support Largest-Ever Survey – Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven InitiativeThe DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey traces its roots to a series of grassroots and locally-based efforts launched over the past decade to gather information on and promote regional well-being and quality of life. With guidance from DataHaven and partner organizations throughout Connecticut, these area surveys have grown substantially each year in size and quality, and have become increasingly coordinated.
July 11, 2022