Community Leader Tequisha Y. Myles Named to
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches Board of Directors
Palm Beach County, FL. – Tequisha Y. Myles of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County has been named to the Board of Directors of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. Myles brings with her a deep knowledge and commitment to equitable access for affordable housing across Palm Beach County.
Myles previously served on Adopt-A-Family’s Board of Directors from 2006-2013, and her time included terms as Secretary (2008-2010), Vice President (2010-2012), and President (2012-2013). She is the Supervising Attorney of Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County’s Elder Law Project, Consumer Advocacy Unit, Veterans Advocacy Project, Community Economic Development Project, Neighborhood Entrepreneurial Law Project, and Fair Housing Project. Myles investigates and litigates claims of discrimination against housing providers in Palm Beach County and provides legal representation and counseling to seniors in the areas of Consumer and Real Property laws.
“Tequisha’s role with Legal Aid is one that fits seamlessly with the work we do at Adopt-A-Family,” shared CEO Matthew Constantine. “She understands that stable housing is a fundamental and basic need. We are excited to welcome her back to our team – standing up for those in our community who need us most.”
Since 1983, Adopt-A-Family has been Palm Beach County’s leading service provider for families with children. The agency has served more than 53,000 struggling households, focused on helping low-income and homeless families maintain a stable home, overcome barriers to social and economic growth, and work toward a brighter future.
In addition to her role on Adopt-A-Family’s Board of Directors, Myles serves on the Board of Directors for the South Florida Regional Planning Council’s Revolving Loan Fund and Southeast Florida Community Development Fund Inc. She is the former Co-Chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Elder Affairs Committee. She is a Past-President of the F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association. She is an active member of Mount Hermon AME Church in Fort Lauderdale.
To learn more about this appointment, or the programs and services of Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc., please visit www.adoptafamilypbc.org or call (561) 253-1361.
Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches is dedicated to providing programs, services, and solutions to homeless and low-income Palm Beach County families experiencing a crisis. The organization’s mission is to strengthen families with children in their efforts to achieve stability and self-sufficiency by providing access to all-encompassing services. To achieve this mission, the agency provides physical housing units, an emergency shelter, rental assistance, homeless prevention services, youth educational programming, mental health services, and job coaching. To learn more about the work that Adopt-A-Family does in Palm Beach County, please visit www.adoptafamilypbc.org or contact (561) 253-1361.