The mission of the Heights Observer is to serve as a self-sustaining media outlet that strengthens the communities of Cleveland Heights and University Heights.
To be a community advocate
To be a catalyst for public discourse
To keep residents informed
To promote citizen involvement
To reflect diversity and improve the overall quality of life for residents
To be a resource for the local, independent businesses that are central to the community's unique and vibrant character.
For a good overview of citizen media, read Citizen Media: Fad or Future of the News? (pdf), published by J-Lab.
The success of the Heights Observer and its committment to the goals list above relies on donations, and yours can make a difference. Please consider making a donation to FutureHeights, publisher of the Heights Observer, through Network for Good.