Prosperity in suburban towns increasingly depends upon the growing number of good jobs in the City of New Haven. But job access and unemployment continue to be top concerns within many neighborhoods.
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This report highlights the rapid demographic transformation of the region driven by immigration in the past two decades and the significant economic contributions, particularly in small business creation, of this diverse population.
The arts in Greater New Haven have played an important role in rejuvenating depopulated areas and creating places where people want to live, work, and visit.
Whether starting new businesses, advancing scientific and medical research, or working several jobs to support their families, immigrants are vital contributors to Greater New Haven and its economy.
For all the difficulty of redeveloping contaminated sites, Greater New Haven has made incremental progress by returning some to productive uses through public-private partnerships.
The Community Foundation is deeply committed to making Greater New Haven a region of opportunity for current and future generations.