Community meeting with artist Walter Hood

OLCDC Annual Election, May 31

The Opa-locka Community Development Corp. (OLCDC) will hold its annual elections on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 490 Opa-locka Blvd, Suite 20, Opa-locka, FL 33054.

Individuals interested in serving on the OLCDC Board of Directors must submit their candidate application forms to OLCDC by Friday, May 19, 2017, at 5:00 pm.

The Membership Application Form to be eligible to vote must be submitted to OLCDC by Friday, May 19, 2017, at 5:00 pm.

The qualified candidate list and ballots will be available to the members and to the public on Friday, May 26, 2017.

Requirements for eligibility and qualification for membership and board candidacy is available at our OLCDC office. For more information, call 305-687-3545 ext. 222.

OLCDC hosts successful 4th Annual Health and Resource Fair

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, OLCDC held its very successful 4th Annual Health Matters: Health and Resource Fair, welcoming about 300 participants. The day's highlights included a cooking demonstration by Short Chef, who made a salad in a swimming pool; a DJ and bounce house; free healthy snacks by Dipsa and FIU Neighborhood HELP Program; free CPR training; health screenings; an exercise class; a 2,000 pound produce giveaway; and an inspiring performance from the Soul Steppers over 50 dance troupe.

Plans are in the works for 2018's health fair. Join us!
Opa-Locka Health Partnership to focus on breast health in April

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 distributes free school supplies and shares info about free Internet service

On Monday, January 23rd, OLCDC gave away 7 pallets of schools supplies and provided information from AT&T about low-cost Internet options for people on SNAP.

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.

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