Community Action Board (CAB)

Audio Description: Watch as the Community Action Board (CAB) held its regular full board meeting to discuss developments and to review activities in the federally-funded Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) anti-poverty program. Summer Youth Employment (SYEP) staff presented to the members on the Ladders for Leaders program and the success of the 2017 SYEP program.


The Community Action Board (CAB) is a Citywide body that oversees community action initiatives under the federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG). The CAB is comprised of 22 residents of low-income communities, 15 elected public officials, and eight representatives from the private sector. CAB members participate in the development of program priorities and advise in the allocation of CSBG funds.