The McCall Neighborhood Center exists to facilitate in honoring and preserving Black heritage in the Southwest. A continual call to community service activated a willingness to “do” is what the supporters of the McCall center are promoting.
The Center’s focus is on the needs of the community in arts, business, education, government and service to the community.
The McCall Center accepts donations, please visit the website for further information
The McCall Neighborhood Center preserves and advances the history of the African-American community in El Paso, in an atmosphere that nurtures both young and old. By offering integrated services that enhance the quality of life for all, the McCall Center is the focal point for building the community spirit that will spark community revitalization.
The McCall Neighborhood Center is El Paso’s key gathering place for many small organizations. Though the majority of the organizations that meet at the center are African American, it is open to all who desire to enhance the existence of this wonderful piece of history.
The McCall Neighborhood Center is our place. Established in 1983 by the late Leona Ford Washington, the center boasts a museum, gift shop and several rooms in which classes or fraternal, civic and cultural organizations are held. Major African American celebrations such as Kwanzaa and the annual Juneteenth Breakfast are also held at the center.
The historic home of Marshall and Olalee McCall, this viable piece of our history here in El Paso is a treasure within the community. Donations are gladly appreciated. Admission is free and the center is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., weekends by appointment.
If you are searching for a worthy cause to give to, please consider the McCall Neighborhood Center.
Facts: Marshall McCall was the first African American postal worker in El Paso, and his wife, Olalee, was a principal of Douglass School which was established in approximately 1895. Douglass school was an All Black school due to segregation which was ever-present in America for a period of time. The school was home to students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade.