Tuskegee Safe Haven

TYSH 2011 Grand Opening

Dean Austin, Chairman - Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation Board of Directors

Eddie Banks, National Community Policing Trainer - Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation

Alvin Lewis, of Congressman Mike Rogers Office

2011 TYSH Grand Opening

The Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven held their 2011 Grand Opening with partnering agencies in the Macon County area.  These included:  Tuskegee Housing Authority, Tuskegee Police Department, Macon County Sheriff Department, Tuskegee University Department of Social Work, Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine Nursing and Allied Health, Tuskegee University College of Agriculture Environmental and Natural Sciences, Macon County Juvenile Probation, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, National Park Service, and the T.H.A. Resident Council Executive Board.

On program were:

  • Dean Austin (Chairman, Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation)
  • Eddie Banks (National Community Policing Trainer, Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation)
  • Alvin Lewis (Hon. Mike Rogers, U.S. Congress)
  • Linda M. Simpson (Executive Director, Tuskegee Housing Authority)
  • Dr. Iverson Gandy (President, Tuskegee Housing Authority Commission)
  • Dr. Tsegaye Habtemariam (Dean, Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine Nursing and Allied Health)
  • Hon. Miles Robinson (Macon County Commission)
  • Hon. Omar Neal (Mayor, City of Tuskegee)
  • Chief Lester Patrick (Tuskegee Police Department)
  • Vinaida Robnett (Assoc. Director Tuskegee University Biomedical Information Management System
  • Deputy Theodore Jones (Macon County Sheriff Department)
  • Ranger Shirley Baxter (National Park Service)
  • Jacqueline McArthur (Social Work Department Instructor, Tuskegee University)
  • John Puliam (Alabama Cooperative Extension Service)
  • Harvey Maxwell (Chief Probation Officer, Macon County Juvenile Court)
  • Ashton Wells and Martha Ann (Tuskegee University Social Work Interns / Safe Haven Mentors)
  • Stanley J. Horn (Executive Director, Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven)
  • Yolanda L. Green (Youth Advocate, Tuskegee Youth Safe Haven)



Mayor Omar Neal, City of Tuskegee

Dr. Iverson Gandy (Housing Commission Chairman) and John Puliam (Alabama Extension Service), with Linda M. Simpson (Exec. Dir., Tuskegee PHA) and Harvey Maxwell (Macon Co. Juvenile Probation)

TYSH Staff members Larry Uzzle and Yolanda Green with Jacqueline McArthur (TU Social Work Dept.), Linda M. Simpson (Exec. Dir. Tuskegee PHA), and Vinaida Robnett (Assoc. Dir. TU BIMS) after being given roses by TYSH student Shamaya Gibbs (Ridgewood Community).

Chief Lester Patrick, Tuskegee Police Department

Linda M. Simpson, Exec. Director - Tuskegee Housing Authority

2011 TYSH Grand Opening Pictures

Dean Tsegaye Habtemariam, Tuskegee Univ. CVMNAH

Vinaida Robnett, Tuskegee Univ. BIMS Assoc. Dir.

Hon. Miles Robinson, Macon County Commissioner

Tuskegee University Social Work Mentors

Deputy Theodore Jones, Macon Co. Sheriff Dept.

Stanley J. Horn, TYSH Executive Director

Ranger Shirley Baxter, National Park Service

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