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2018 American Community Survey data released!

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Striving for informed decision-making across Connecticut, we empower an ecosystem of data users by democratizing access to public data and building data literacy.

Connecticut Census Tracts → Towns

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Striving for informed decision-making across Connecticut, we empower an ecosystem of data users by democratizing access to public data and building data literacy.

SEOW Prevention Data Portal Has Gotten a Makeover!

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Striving for informed decision-making across Connecticut, we empower an ecosystem of data users by democratizing access to public data and building data literacy.

Hartford Data Platform Released

Explore Neighborhood Data and Learn About Health & Housing in Hartford.

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Striving for informed decision-making across Connecticut, we empower an ecosystem of data users by democratizing access to public data and building data literacy.

Census 2020 Kickoff

Hear from Lieutenant Governor-elect Bysiewicz, Mayor Bronin, Census Bureau Regional Director, and the State’s Chief Data Officer about the plans for Census 2020 in Connecticut.

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Preparing for Census 2020: Resources You Can Use

$10.7 billion. That is the amount of federal funding that Connecticut receives for roads, schools, public works, and other vital assistance programs. This funding amount is based on data gathered during the 2010 decennial Census. Yes, you read that correctly. A few short questions shape funding for critical community services for the next 10 years. With the 2020 decennial Census happening this Spring, it is important for communities to work together to make sure that everyone is counted. We rely…

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4 Quick Tips for Engaging People with Data

This is a guest blog post by School & State Finance Project. At the CTData Conference 2019, School & State Finance Project presented on Turning Dollars Into Sense: Using Data Storytelling to Understand the State Budget and shared some of the tips and tools described below.  Empowering people to engage with data is one of the largest challenges facing policymakers, businesses, and community and advocacy organizations. For many individuals, “data” can be an intimidating word that brings to mind an…

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Differential Privacy: Assessing 2020 Concerns using 2010 Census Data

Do you use census data to understand who lives in your community? To estimate the need for funding? Or to plan programs and policies? Much of the news surrounding the 2020 Census focuses on ensuring a complete count by working with communities with low response rates. But the data users’ community, including the Connecticut Data Collaborative (CTData), has been grappling with another critical question: What would less accurate census data in 2020 mean for your program or community? This question…

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