Councilmember Mitchell Englander's final holiday message as Councilmember of the Council District 12 Community
December 14, 2018

A Fond Farewell

This final post of 2018 -- my last as your Councilmember -- is more bittersweet than other holiday messages of previous years. The decision to leave City Council was one of the most difficult I've...

Get Help LA was piloted by Councilmember Mitchell Englander of the 12th Council District to help homeless individuals connect with services
December 7, 2018

Launching the Get Help LA Pilot

This week, I joined Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson to announce a program with the potential to transform how we serve those experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. The Get Help LA app...

Chambers of Commerce throughout Council District 12 host a luncheon honoring Councilmember Mitchell Englander
December 7, 2018

A Partnership Worth Celebrating

One of the greatest lessons I've learned in my time as Councilmember is that the strength of a community is based not on any one individual but in the organizations formed to serve that community...

Recognizing leaders who have served Council District 12
November 30, 2018

Recognizing Leaders

Not many community members are aware of the work that the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency Board of Directors does to protect the health and quality of life of neighborhoods in...

Honoring Council District 12 MVP Kenneth Lampton of our Bureau of Sanitation for excellence in customer service
November 30, 2018

Recognizing a CD12 MVP

The work of the Council District 12 staff is only a part of what makes for great constituent service. Just as important are the relationships my staff builds with key individuals in various...

Introducing the Newest Council District 12 Rapid Response Team Member George Alvarez
November 30, 2018

Welcoming the Newest CD12 Rapid Response Team Member

The CD12 Rapid Response Team is one of the most important components of the Neighborhoods FIRST initiative. This team helps our community by providing quick reliable service in the reporting and...

The Englander family wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving
November 22, 2018

A Time for Gratitude

The arrival of Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. It's a time when families of all kinds gather to share in the love, gratitude, and blessings life has bestowed. In doing so,...

Council District 12 helps distribute Thanksgiving turkey's for the North Valley YMCA's Annual Turkey Giveaway
November 16, 2018

North Valley YMCA Turkey Giveaway


Every year, my office supports the North Valley YMCA annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive to give turkey dinners to families that may otherwise have difficulty affording a Thanksgiving meal. ...

Get Help LA was piloted by Councilmember Mitchell Englander of the 12th Council District to help homeless individuals connect with services
November 16, 2018

A New Tool In Our Effort to End Homelessness

This week, legislation introduced by my Council colleague Marqueece Harris-Dawson and I calling for the adoption and piloting of new technology for city workers that interface with the homeless...

Collage of Fire Fighters from Los Angeles Fire Department protecting Los Angeles homes from the Woolsey Fire
November 16, 2018

A Thanks to Our Firefighters

There is not a day that passes when firefighters are not risking their lives for our protection. However, this past week, the heroism of firefighters from LAFD and fire jurisdictions across the...

Introducing the Newest Council District 12 Rapid Response Team Member George Alvarez
November 9, 2018

Introducing Our Newest Rapid Response Team Member

As regular readers know, our CD12 Rapid Response Team is one of the most important components of the Neighborhoods FIRST initiative. This team helps our community by providing quick reliable...

The Council District 12 Neighborhoods First Program delivers services to those experiencing homelessness
November 2, 2018

Getting Help to Those In Need

Since launching Neighborhoods FIRST, one of the major challenges we face during interactions with individuals experiencing homelessness is connecting them to treatment and services. For residents...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander's Neighborhoods FIRST Initiative directs resources for additional Sanitation Rapid Response Cleanups throughout Council District 12
October 26, 2018

Keeping Streets Scare Free

Even though Halloween is just around the corner, that doesn't mean we'll let our sidewalks become a scare zone of abandoned goods and trash. My office continues to prioritize quality of life...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander's legislation to fix infrastructure and stop the spread of West Nile Virus is yielding results
October 26, 2018

Repairing Infrastructure to Protect Public Health and Safety

Earlier this year, I introduced legislation requiring the City of Los Angeles to identify funding sources that would allow it to prioritize the repair of streets and physical infrastructure that...

Councilmember Mitchell Englander recognizes the CSUN Food Pantry for service to the community on Good Food Day LA
October 26, 2018

Celebrating Good Food Day LA

On Wednesday of this week in City Council, we honored Good Food champions from each district around Los Angeles. Today, when food insecurity is a major challenge for many in our City, there are...