Calvin C. Goode

Try to interview Calvin C. Goode on his past accomplishments and you’ll find a man who is determined to stay in the present and plan for the future. Goode spent 22 years serving as councilperson for the City of Phoenix, but his volunteer service spans over 45 years. In the 1960s he chaired the Leadership and Education for the Advancement of Phoenix Commission, then he became Councilman advocating for low-income and minority individuals. For the past 35 years, he has been vice president of the Booker T. Washington Child Development Center and vice president of the Eastlake Park Neighborhood Association. Calvin is also dedicated to bringing affordable housing options to seniors and has been reaching out to the community throughout his adult life to create opportunities for those who believe they cannot help themselves.