Who We Are.

The organizations that are working together on the Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus initiative are:

ARTFUL

ARTFUL has created affordable studios space for local artists and creators, classes for artists and community members, career support for local artists, and serves as a liaison between the arts sector, community and local businesses.

Future Heights/Heights Observer

Vision: FutureHeights envisions Cleveland Heights and University Heights as the core of the region’s cultural and intellectual scene, with thriving local business, attractive neighborhoods, strong connections with neighboring communities, and a deeply engaged citizenry.

Mission: To inspire and facilitate collaboration and empowerment across our communities to ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland Heights and University Heights.

Values:

  • Diverse, inclusive, active and informed citizen participation in community decision making
  • Appreciation for the time, talent and various forms of support offered to our organization
  • Innovative ideas in addressing the challenges in our communities
  • Open and effective communication and partnerships among nonprofits, schools, local business, city government and citizens
  • Thriving local business community
  • Preservation of historic neighborhoods and commercial districts
  • High quality sustainability in design and architecture
  • Regional approach to innovation, planning and development

Check out the Heights Observer!

Lake Erie Ink

Since 2011, Lake Erie Ink has provided creative expression programming for more than 3,000 youth of all ages, both in the classroom and out of school. We offer regular creative writing workshops, open mics, and off-site writing opportunities throughout Northeast Ohio. At our site in the Coventry neighborhood of Cleveland Heights, we provide weekend writing workshops and summer camps geared to youth of all ages, a creative writing after school program, a teen drop-in program, and many other opportunities to explore creative writing outside of the classroom. We also provide direct support to teachers and other youth-serving professionals, both in the classroom, and through professional development opportunities.

Reaching Heights

Our Mission & Structure

Founded in 1989, Reaching Heights mobilizes community resources to foster highly valued public schools that provide all Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District students a successful education. We are a 501(c) 3, non-profit organization with 2 part-time staff and 18 members on our volunteer Board of Directors.

What We Do

Reaching Heights taps the energy, skills, and financial resources of our community members, local businesses and organizations, and foundations to invigorate public support for our public schools.

Our programs focus on supporting and recognizing educators, enriching and encouraging student success, and connecting the community to our public schools.

Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park

Coventry P.E.A.C.E (People Enhancing a Child’s Environment) Park was built in 1993 by students, parents and other members of the Cleveland Heights community. The design for the playground was created by Learning Structures Inc. Since being built the park has been a favorite of children and parents alike and was voted the best place to take your kids in both 2008 and 2009. The name “Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Campus” is derived from this organization and now stands for “People Enhancing a COMMUNITY’S Environment”.

Coventry P.E.A.C.E., Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization was originally dedicated to keeping Coventry Playground maintained and functional, and is now responsible for managing and maintaining the Coventry PEACE Building.