Connecticut Suburban Poor "Lost in the Shadows," Report Says

Date Published: 
Friday, August 15, 2014
Hartford Courant

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston notes the increase in suburban poverty, and reaches out to United Way of Greater New Haven for our perspective.

"Our sense is that the number of people who are struggling financially has increased in the suburbs in several recent years," said Jennifer Heath, vice president at United Way of Greater New Haven. "They might not necessarily look like they're poor."

City launches “Youth Map” to catalog programs

Date Published: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Yale Daily News

The launch of the New Haven Youth Map puts the spotlight on a wealth of youth programs available to New Haven’s parents and students.

Yesterday evening, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 announced the release of the New Haven Youth Map, a database where parents can search for a variety of youth programming for their children. The website is the end result of a two-year project, on which the Board of Alders collaborated with the Board of Education, United Way and other service providers to consolidate the information in one user friendly website.


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