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!
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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.
OLCDC issues RFQ for architectural and engineering services
OLCDC is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified individuals or firms to provide architectural, engineering, and financial consulting services for pre-development and development activities for single family housing, multifamily housing, vacant land, economic development, and community development projects.