OLCDC wins $450,000 multi-year grant for THRIVE Campus
OLCDC has received a $450,000 multi-year creative placemaking grant from ArtPlace America to support the urban farm, pop-up marketplace, and commercial kitchen components of THRIVE Campus.
~~See OLCDC's Grant Project Page and Art America's announcement for more details.
Don't miss OLCDC's 5th Annual Art of Transformation exhibition on display through 1/22/17
Read more about this year's exhibition, "SAY IT LOUD," on display @ The ARC at opalockaart.com.
OLCDC to host December's Opa-locka Paint Night @ The ARC
Friday, December 9, 2016
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Homebuyer Education Workshop - English
Saturday, December 10, 2016
9:00am - 5:00pm
For more information and to register, click here.
OLCDC to screen "The Throwaways" as part of the Art of Transformation, December 16, 2016
Read more at opalockaart.com.
Opa-Locka Health Partnership to focus on sexual health in December
OLCDC leads The Opa-locka Health Partnership, which was formed to address health inequalities experienced by Opa-locka residents.
For more information, click here.
OLCDC & partner present the Opa-locka Citizens Academy
On Saturday, November 18, 2016, OLCDC and the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics & Public Trust presented a free one-day workshop in downtown Opa-locka to help citizens learn the roles of government officials and strategies for advocating for issues or a campaign.
Save the Date: OLCDC to host 4th Annual Health and Resource Fair
On Saturday, March 18, 2017, OLCDC will present the fourth annual Health Matters: Health and Resource Fair, which will feature vendors offering health services and community resources; cooking demonstrations; food giveaways; and fitness activities.
OLCDC & partner receive $3.65 million to create economic opportunities in North Miami-Dade
OLCDC and partner Tools for Change have received a $3.65 million grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. for their innovative proposal to create economic opportunity in Opa-locka and Liberty City through the North Miami-Dade CDFI. The CDFI is one of five awardees nationwide sharing in a $20 million investment from the bank's PRO Neighborhoods initiative that seeks local solutions to support distressed communities and accelerate economic recovery.
~~Read the Miami Herald article about the grant.
~~Read the Miami Times article.
~~Read the JPMorgan Chase Miami press release.
~~Read the JPMorgan Chase national press release.