Historical Hurt Building

Sponsorship opportunites now available for OLCDC's Art of Transformation 2015

Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are currently available to support OLCDC's 2015 Art of Transformation, a series of events to celebrate the revitalization of Opa-Locka. Download the sponsorship brochure.

Volunteer or sponsor Community Build Day for the new Kaboom playground at Park City

Kaboom logoKaboom has selected Park City Apartments to donate a playground through its Community Partner Program that requires the participation of residents and the support of stakeholders to design and build a playground in our community.

We invite you to take part in our volunteer and partnership opportunities and will be pleased to have you and/or your organization as one of our supporters.

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015,
08:00 AM - 02:30 PM
845 NW 155th Lane, Miami, FL 33169

We Need Your "CAN DO" Spirit--Register Now!

Pledge support to OLCDC for Give Miami Day

Click here to pledge your support for OLCDC, and we will remind you to make your donation on Thursday, November 19th, 2015. Also check out the extensive feature of OLCDC and our Historical Hurt Building in this year's Give Miami Day video.

Homebuyer Education Workshop - Spanish
Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015
8:45am - 5:30pm

For more information and to register, click here.

OLCDC to cohost WaveMaker Grants Info Session, October 14th @ the ARC

WaveMaker Grants Cycle 2 will provide a limited number of cash awards totaling $100,000 to visual artists, curators, creative/arts writers, cultural organizers, collectives, collaboratives, partnerships, and artist-run spaces currently residing in Miami-Dade County.

This FREE WaveMaker Grants Info Session will cover general information about the program, eligibility, award categories, and funding priorities.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:00pm - 8:00pm

"Beautiful Decay" exhibit runs through October 18th @ the ARC

OLCDC's latest exhibition, "Beautiful Decay," is an architectural exploration into the viability of current methods of habitation. Both real and speculative, the selected projects explore sceneries and scenarios that tackle the issues facing our ever-changing landscape. Featuring 10 architects and designers from around the country, the exhibition is curated by Germane Barnes, OLCDC Designer-in-Residence and Lecturer at the University of Miami School of Architecture.

The exhibition will run through October 18, 2015.

For more information, visit http://www.opalockaart.com/

Homebuyer Education Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
8:45am - 5:30pm

For more information and to register, click here.

Kids help design new Kaboom playground at Park City Apartments

On August 18, 2015, Park City kids helped design a new play space at OLCDC's Park City Apartments at 845 NW 155 Lane, Miami, FL 33169. OLCDC, the CarMax Foundation and other partners will build the space to provide a safe and engaging place for resident children to play.

OLCDC hosts 2015 Summer Math & Robotics Camp

From July 7 through July 31, OLCDC and partners conducted a free Summer Camp for middle school students, combining exciting robotics with a fun focus on preparation for the mathematics sections of the FSA.

Students attended daily classes in mathematics; enjoyed hands-on robotics and coding activities; participated in weekly field trips; learned about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and talked with inspirational guest speakers.

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