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Metro Hartford Progress Points

Project ID: 610
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Last Update: 08/02/16
Project LocationHartford, Connecticut
CountryUnited States
Lead OrganizationHartford Foundation for Public Giving
Type of OrganizationFoundation - Community

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):

Issue Areas:
Children/Youth/Families, Economy, Education, Employment, Equity, Governance, Housing, Infrastructure, Population, Poverty, Public Safety, Social, Transportation


Project Description

Developed by a group of key regional stakeholders, Metro Hartford Progress Points is a periodic 'check-up' to build greater understanding about issues facing the Greater Hartford community. The three editions of Progress Points take a deeper look at key issues impacting our communities and how they are connected. The reports ask how we can build on our strengths and fully utilize the assets that the region has to provide access to opportunity for all.

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Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
Focus on indicators of access to opportunity in three areas: - Schools (school enrollment trends, academic performance / achievement, school construction costs) - Jobs (job openings and trends by firm size, wage level, skill level, industry / sector, demographics of unemployed population) - Neighborhoods (trends in affordable housing, suburbanization of poverty, commute times, desire for dense, walkable neighborhoods) Generally disaggregated by either race, place or income level.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: Yes
Particular focus on job growth, school enrollment patterns linked to achievement and reduction in poverty levels

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Scott Gaul
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
10 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06106
United States

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