The Midnight Mission

Come join our meeting October 19 (Thursday) at the Los Angeles Athletic Club where our speakers will be L.A. County Superior Court Judge Craig J. Mitchell and President & CEO of the Midnight Mission Michael Arnold. 


Judge Mitchell was a high school teacher for 17 years, prosecutor for 11 years, and has been a judge for 13 years. Judge Mitchell started the Midnight Mission Running Club in 2012. It all began when a young man he had previously sentenced to prison contacted him through the Mission. "For some reason he decided he liked the way I treated him, even though I sent him to prison. He looked me up and introduced me to the Mission." In 2017, Judge Mitchell created The Skid Row Runners, a 501c(3) to enable fundraising to send the Mission's runners to competitions throughout the world.  


President & CEO of the Midnight Mission Michael Arnold is a Certified Public Accountant, and was the Chief Operating Officer and then Executive Director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority from 2006 -2015, and a private consultant before joining The Midnight Mission. He has been a major force behind the re-engineering and expansion of the Los Angeles Continuum of Care Homeless Management Information System and a relentless change agent for integration and collaboration of services and housing for individuals, youth, and families. 


Join us for happy hour/dinner 6-7pm at the 3F Invention Bar, followed by our meeting at 7:15pm.  


Guests and visiting Rotarians welcome!


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