Historical Hurt Building

OLCDC screens award-winning film The Interrupters as part of the Art of Transformation 2015


For more information about the Art of Transformation, visit http://www.opalockaart.com/

OLCDC exposes youth to contemporary ballet at YoungArts

On Saturday, November 7, OLCDC took 85 Opa-locka students and parents from Spiritz Performing Arts & North Dade Middle School to see a dance performance by Complexions Contemporary Ballet as part of the Outside the Box Series sponsored by the Young Arts Foundation. Now in its second year, the Series engages the public, inspires artists, and serves as a catalyst for neighborhood transformation.



OLCDC receives $50,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

OLCDC received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support the Veteran's Way project in the Magnolia North Community. The project will begin with the demolition of the existing property located at 14805 Johnson St. in Opa-locka.



OLCDC hosts "Beautiful Decay" exhibit @ The ARC

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


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OLCDC cohosts WaveMaker Grants Info Session

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.

On October 14th @ The ARC, a free WaveMaker Grants Info Session provided general information about the program, eligibility, award categories, and funding priorities.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:00pm - 8:00pm



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.



Refer at-risk elementary students to the OLCDC's Keeping Our Promise program

Recognizing the importance of providing a comprehensive system of care to improve outcomes for children and support their families, the OLCDC and partners have developed Keeping Our Promise (KOP). KOP provides behavioral health, physical health, and education services to elementary school students displaying at-risk behaviors and attending schools in the Opa-locka area to positively affect their educational performance. The program focuses on building more supportive communities, improving coordination of services, and strengthening cohesive engagement among schools, families, agencies, and service providers.

Student referrals to KOP can be submitted by schools, local churches, law enforcement agencies, local child and family service providers, etc. To make a referral, complete and fax the Referral Form to (305) 919-4053.



Engrave a brick at Magnolia North Community Park!

Commemorate a special event in someone's life; honor a friend, family, or corporation; or memorialize someone special.

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OLCDC seeks Statements of Qualifications from General Contractors

OLCDC seeks Statements of Qualifications from qualified General Contractors for new construction and rehabilitation of single family and multifamily housing.

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