The Cuyahoga Valley has the potential to become a model for sustainable living through integration of its world-class natural, economic, and human assets. We see the Cuyahoga River Valley as a living, learning laboratory and a unifying brand for the region.
We have worked with community members to shape several interdependent organizing ideas to guide us toward that vision. These organizing ideas provide a lens through which goals can be defined, collaborations can be created, projects can be carried out, and success can be measured as we perform the work of the Valley.
These organizing ideas – the framework that will lead us toward total community health – are: