Deanna Bremer Fisher

Executive Director

Deanna Bremer Fisher

Deanna Bremer Fisher is the executive director of FutureHeights, a nonprofit that promotes civic engagement and innovative ideas to create a vibrant and sustainable future for Cleveland Heights and University Heights, Ohio.

My Recent Activity

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Renee Psiakis: Hi, Renee, I checked with a school board member to make sure the information I am sharing with...

Renee Psiakis

I have a question about the renovations of Heights High which may or may not be relevant, or even be an issue to discuss. I am wondering about installing a new swimming pool at the school. Pools are very expensive to... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to D H: Hi, D.H., I'm Deanna Bremer Fisher, director of FutureHeights. I was a member of the Lay...

D H

So what's happened to this conversation since May?  It just ends.  Did it switch to some other web site?  What is happening with the 'plan'?

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Sam Bell: Health issues aside, among the reasons the district cites for advocating for an artificial turf...

Sam Bell

Sustainability Working Group Note on proposed artificial turf installation at CHHS   The LFC should advise the BOE not to pursue artificial turf for the High School football fields at this time:   Natural grass... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Sam Bell: Thanks, Sam. There are a lot of good ideas here. Many that the district should be able to find...

Sam Bell

CHUH Lay Facilities Committee Sustainability Working Group Recommendations for Sustainable Schools The Sustainability Working Group of the Lay Facilities Committee makes the following recommendations for our... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Brian Schaner: Thanks, Brian. Her name is Vicky Knight and it is an intriguing idea. Here's a link to a brief...

Brian Schaner

At last evening's meeting a citizen (sorry but I don't know her name) referenced the Cincinnati school system and the effort they have made to provide "wrap around" services to the community through their schools.  It is... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to CH-UH School Facilities: I've gotten several questions from folks in the Noble Elementary School neighborhood about why...

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Garry Kanter: You continually attack other people, and perhaps I am the only person who is willing to call you...

Garry Kanter

Let's be clear, Deanna, I had the floor during the designated Questions and Comments time. And Eric was being Eric. Once again, this is not about Garry Kanter. This is about the total failure, on every level, of the... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Garry Kanter: Oh, this website is about civic conversation. Hopefully, the conversation will include data,...

Garry Kanter

I don't "want a conversation". I want data. And logic. And thought. All of which are absent.

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Garry Kanter: There are many reasons why the LFC has recommended the removal of most of the post-war additions:...

Garry Kanter

I was at Wednesday night's meeting. I don't care how many times he says it, what venue he says it in, or how many colors he puts on a Powerpoint, an addition to a building is *not* offensive simply because it was built... Continue reading

CH-UH School Facilities

I responded to Deanna Bremer Fisher: Oh, and thanks for telling me that my responses add no value. You've been complaining that no one...

Deanna Bremer Fisher

Perhaps that is what you thought you said, but that's not the way I or others in the room heard it.

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