Tara Faenza Accepted to the Dade Legal Aid’s Leadership Academy

Congratulations to PBYA associate, Tara Faenza for her acceptance into Class V of Dade Legal Aid’s Leadership Academy!

Since 1949, Dade Legal Aid has been serving the unmet legal needs of low-income residents of Miami-Dade County in the areas of Family Law, Domestic Violence, Guardianship, Child & Teen Advocacy, Guardian ad Litem, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Housing, Small Claims, Immigration, Benefits, Disaster Relief and Nonprofit Incorporation.  Annually, the agency provides comprehensive legal services impacting over 10,000 needy clients, families and the community. 

The Leadership Academy program was started in 2015. Leaders are selected based upon their professional experience, leadership, and service to the community.

They will participate as fellows of the academy for four months and through the program will develop a deeper understanding of effective leadership while learning about issues facing Dade Legal Aid and the indigent population. Fellows will connect with leaders of firms and organizations for the purpose of creating lasting relationships and a commitment to pro bono service.