Michelle Benavides | Council Aide

Michelle serves as the Council Aide in Councilwoman Rodriguez's Sylmar office. 

Prior to joining Councilwoman Rodriguez's office Michelle served as a Site Coordinator for Mayor Eric Garcetti's Summer Night Lights program whose goal is to reduce gang violence and create safer communities by providing services such as free sports, arts and recreational activities, resource fairs, health screenings, workshops, jobs, and connections to resources that residents can utilize year round. She was also a Teen Coordinator for San Fernando's Boys and Girls Club where she facilitated leadership workshops to make our teens leaders in our communities.

Michelle is a current student at California State University, Northridge studying Political Science and Urban Studies and Planning. She enjoys community service and youth development!

Michelle can be reached by emailing michelle.benavides@lacity.org or by calling (818) 756-8409.