Northside Highlight: Calvin M. Hall Public Safety Center
The Calvin M. Hall Public Safety Center, not only serves as a police station for the Northview Heights community, but as a community space! Residents use the space for meetings and to conduct programming. We spoke to Reggie Smith, the Public Safety Coordinator, to learn more about the center.
Q: What inspires you?
A: Having the opportunity to create opportunities for youth in the community.
Q: What has been the biggest challenge?
A: Blending together the diverse refugee community in Northview Heights with three different languages.
Q: Is there a particular memory that stands out for you?
A: This past Halloween we held a trick or trunk outing. This is the first time anyone has ever done this in Northview Heights. The smiles on all of the kids faces made this event very special to me!
Q: What are you most proud of?
A: Bringing back little league baseball to the Northview Heights community after a 20 year absence. It’s provided a place for youth during the Summer!