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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

SECC proudly sponsors the Soulful Chicago Book Fair
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

The Soulful Chicago Book Fair held on Saturday July 16th, 2016 is a FREE, outdoor, celebration of literacy and literary arts found throughout the African Diaspora. It is Chicago’s only living “author-centric” festival, filled with stories told through books, spoken word, storytelling, songwriting, playwriting and art!


25th Anniversary of the 4th on 53rd Parade in Hyde Park
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

Don't miss the community celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the 4th on 53rd Parade on Monday July 4th, 2016!


Special SSA Budget Meeting
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:00am Hyatt Place Chicago South-5225 S. Harper Avenue


SECC Announces the Woodlawn Business Corridor Improvement Grant
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

The SECC is committed to the success of small businesses in the Woodlawn community and therefore excited to announce the birth of a new initiative, the Woodlawn Business Corridor Improvement Grant Program.


3rd Annual Hyde Park Brew Fest June 4th and 5th
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

3rd Annual Hyde Park Brew Fest! Located in the heart of downtown Hyde Park - 53rd and Harper. Good music, great people, craft beer, food and craft vendors


Visit First Thursdays Downtown Hyde Park June 2nd!
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

Downtown Hyde Park invites you to First Thursdays every month through August. The next event will be June 2nd. Each month we highlight Hyde Park featuring discounts, dining, music, and fun at 40+ participating stores and restaurants


Get Fresh Thursdays at The Hyde Park Farmer's Market- Grand Opening June 2, 2016!
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

Get Fresh Thursdays at The Hyde Park Farmer's Market Grand Opening June 2, 2016! Downtown Hyde Park and the SECC announce the Hyde Park Farmers Market will kick off the season on Thursday, June 2, 2016 with a ribbon cutting at 9:00am at Harper Court (5300 S. Harper Court).


SECC Announces the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program for 2016
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

The SECC is delighted to announce a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the 2016 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program with generous support from the Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference (HPKCC) and the Hyde Park Bank. Since 1999, the program has offered funds to neighborhood schools, religious congregations, community organizations, park advisory councils, and block groups to support neighborhood beautification projects.


69th Annual 57th Street Art Fair June 4th and 5th
Jun 2016 | SECC Staff

Visit the 69th Annual 57th Street Art Fair June 4th and 5th!