OLCDC & partners win APA Florida Award of Excellence
On September 4, 2014, the OLCDC and the City of Opa-locka with the support of the South Florida Regional Planning Council were presented with an American Planning Association Florida Award of Excellence in the Grassroots Initiatives category for their "From Pop-Up to Permanency" initiative.
OLCDC proudly supports 2014 Back to School Extravaganza!
On Saturday, August 2, 2014, OLCDC and partners joined The Hanan Academic Development Center and Community Builders to provide backpacks, school supplies, uniforms, and books to kids in the community. Information and resources were provided to empower children to begin the school year with confidence.
Residents of Magnolia North were provided free bus service to attend this event.
OLCDC and partners offer third Summer Math & Robotics Camp @ North Dade Middle
From July 7 through August 1, the OLCDC and partners conducted a free Summer Camp for middle school students, combining exciting robotics with a fun focus on preparation for the mathematics sections of the FCAT.
Students attended daily classes in mathematics; enjoyed hands-on robotics activities; participated in weekly field trips; learned about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and talked with inspirational guest speakers.