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Join OLCDC's exercise classes at Magnolia North Park


For the next 6 Saturdays, OLCDC will offer free health fitness classes at Magnolia North Park at 2123 Ali Baba Avenue, Opa-locka 33054.

Come join the class and try out our newly installed exercise machines! All are welcome. RSVP to Chris at (305) 687-3545 Ext. 230 or (305) 522-4971.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Homebuyer Education Workshop - English
Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:00am - 5:00pm

For more information and to register, click here.

Homebuyer Education Workshop - Spanish
Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:00am - 5:00pm

For more information and to register, click here.

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 unveils new, expressive video: "Invest in the people. Invest in Opa-locka"

Video Production Team: Two Parrot Productions, Eyes on Your Mission, Bristol Stategy Group, Florida International University School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and Miami Northwestern Senior High School

OLCDC puplishes 2015 Annual Report


See highlights of some of OLCDC's key initiatives in the areas of affordable housing, economic development, housing and financial counseling, education, health, social services, arts and cultural development, family, community and civic engagement in the 2015 Annual Report.



2016 Wertheim Conference returns to Opa-locka

On September 20, 2016, FIU presented the Wertheim Conference, "How to Become a Healthcare Professional" at Sherbondy Village, 215 N. Perviz Avenue, Opa-locka 33054. OLCDC partnered with FIU and hosted the Conference's THRIVE interactive session on community health at the ARC.



OLCDC & partners install exercise machines at Magnolia North Park

On September 1, 2016, OLCDC funders and partners participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for 5 new outdoor exercise machines installed at Magnolia North Park. Funders include the Miami Foundation, the Health Foundation, Greenfields Outdoor Exercise Equipment, and Baptist Health.



OLCDC and partners' CodeMasters showcase summer robotics and game design projects

On July 27, students attending summer CodeMasters camps in Robotics at Carrie Meek/Westview K-8 Center and Game Design at Central High School presented robots they built and programmed and video games they designed during their six-week programs.

In addition to exploring STEM in action though robotics and game design, students spent the summer working daily with certified math teachers, preparing to transition to middle and high school, planning for higher education and touring college campuses, receiving career planning advice from STEM professionals, and visiting cultural and science venues on weekly field trips.

~~See the July 2016 Miami Herald article about CodeMasters.

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