Mission Statement

Our Mission

The mission of The Heights Observer is to create an electronic and printed commons that strengthens the communities of Cleveland Heights and University Heights.

Our goals:

  • To be a community advocate
  • To be a catalyst for public discourse
  • To keep residents informed
  • To promote citizen involvement
  • To reflect diversity and to improve the overall quality of life for residents

For a good overview of citizen media read Citizen Media: Fad or Future of the News? (pdf)published by J-Lab


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