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  • CT's opportunity gaps: Two districts, two very different plans for students while school is out indefinitely

    [Excerpt of feature article by Jacqueline Rabe Thomas, Connecticut Mirror, March 19, 2020] "Every elementary school student in Glastonbury was sent home with an iPad on the day Connecticut’s governor declared a “public health emergency” to blunt the spread of the coronavirus. On it were all the learning platforms students would need to resume learning online. Students without internet access at home were provided a connection by the district. [....]

    Mar. 18, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Education

  • For the Count

    [Excerpt from feature article by Kathy Leonard Czepiel, March 13, 2020] "When the nation’s first census was taken in 1790, New Haven was the 17th-most populous city in America, with 4,487 inhabitants. [....]

    Mar. 12, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

  • Greater Hartford Wellbeing Index Highlights Challenges and Opportunities in the Region

    The Hartford Foundation is committed to supporting the availability of high quality, impartial research to inform action on a host of issues that are critical to the region as well as our own priorities, strategies and operations. We are excited to share the highlights from the Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Index 2019 to build a shared understanding and promote dialogue on the challenges and opportunities we face as a community.

    Mar. 11, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Sowing Healthy Habits: Urban Agriculture Tackles Food Insecurity

    [Excerpt from feature article by Jodie Mozdzer Gil, March 11, 2020] In cities throughout Connecticut, urban farms and community gardens are sprouting up to address a significant health challenge: Many people don’t have access to enough food or access to healthy food.

    Mar. 10, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

  • Analysis: Housing goals under a new administration

    [Excerpt from feature article by Talia Soglin, Yale Daily News, January 29, 2020] In early January, members of newly inaugurated Mayor Justin Elicker’s transition team released a 56-page report of recommendations for the mayor’s first 100 days in office. The transition team’s report touched on 10 “areas of concentration,” including the long-standing issue of access to safe and affordable housing in the city.

    Jan. 28, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Housing

  • Naugatuck top cop K-9 added to effort to fight the opioid crisis

    [Excerpt from WTNH TV] NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — There’s a new “Judge” in the fight against the opioid crisis in Naugatuck: the town’s new police K-9. On Friday, Judge and his handler, Officer Jake Pinho, completed state police training for specialized drug detection. Judge and Officer Pinho Judge graduated as the top police dog in the state and now his skills will be put to use on the streets of Naugatuck, becoming part of the plan to snuff out opiates and drugs at crime scenes. [....]

    Jan. 27, 2020

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Health

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