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‘It’s time for me to get in here, do the work:’ Chief Hall says in video on first day back to work

“There’s a lack of leadership to address those issues.” said Council Member Cara Mendelsohn. “No structure in place to measure productivity, case quality, case load.”

Dallas Morning News Recommends Cara Mendelsohn for Dallas City Council District 12

The district needs a strong representative at City Hall with both experience and fresh ideas, and we recommend voters find that person in Cara Mendelsohn

45 Years of Impact:
Cara Mendelsohn 

Cara Mendelsohn started as a volunteer and advocate, but became a volunteer leader and voice in the community for the most vulnerable. 

Volunteers Mend More Than Wood After Dallas 
Home Depot Shooting

Today dozens of volunteers and Home Depot employees came together to repair some of the damage caused by the man who opened fire…

As Dallas Battles Homeless Crisis, City Council Still Deciding What Approach it Wants to Take

Tent cities are scattered throughout Dallas, emergency shelters remain nearly full and hundreds of homeless people are waiting for housing…

3 Bar Mitzvahs, As Different As Each Son

There are those who really think out of the box when trying to create a memorable and meaningful event. Cara and Barry Mendelsohn did just that. 

Teeing Off for Texas Vets 

One hundred twenty golfers teamed up to score a $31,000 donation to Rebuilding Together North Texas, a non-profit organization that retrofits the homes of veterans who have suffered injuries during deployment.

Vibrant West Dallas Community is Home Sweet Home to Four Families

The Bataan neighborhood in West Dallas, Texas has long been a vibrant, family-oriented community with a rich Latino heritage.