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For Immediate Release:
June 05, 2013

Media Contact:
W. David Allison

Miami-Dade Community Action Board of directors meeting scheduled for June 10, 2013

The Miami-Dade Community Action Board of Directors will meet for their June meeting


(MIAMI, June 5, 2013) – The Miami-Dade Community Action Board of Directors will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Overtown Transit Village, 1st Floor Training Room located at 701 NW 1st Court, Miami, FL 33136 in the Historic Overtown community.

Originally, created in 1968 as a result of Federal Equal Opportunity legislation, the forty-five member, tripartite board is mandated by Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) guidelines. The Community Action Board of Directors became an official Board of the County pursuant to Ordinance 09-31.  Under the Ordinance, the Board advises the Board of County Commissioners on efforts to facilitate the reduction in poverty, revitalization of low-income communities and empowerment of low-income families.

These meetings are open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend.

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The facility is ADA accessible. For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please contact the department at (786) 469-4682.

Who: Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services (CAHSD)

What:Community Action Board of Directors Meeting

When: June 10, 2013, 4:00 p.m.

Where:701 Northwest 1st Court, First Floor Training Room, Miami, Florida 33136

Why:To discuss local poverty issues and Community Action Programs


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