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

Fall 2015 Community Business Workshops Announced
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

Fall 2015 Community Business Workshop Series Announced! All workshops are FREE and held at the Chicago Innovation Exchange!


PRESS RELEASE: Culture Coast Network Presents First Annual “Culture Crawl”
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

Culture Coast Network Presents First Annual “Culture Crawl” Highlighting Member Organizations in a Fun-Filled Day of Free Programming September 12, 2015


SECC welcomes UCPIP Fellow Alexander Wikstrom to the Team
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

The SECC welcomes UCPIP Fellow Alexander Wikstrom as the new Economic Development Coordinator to the SECC team for a 1-year fellowship!


Culture Coast Network Hosts "2015 Culture Crawl"
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

On September 12, explore new neighborhood during Culture Coast's 2015 Culture Crawl; a fun-filled day of free family-friendly programming across Chicago's mid-South Side. Events include gallery tours, make-and-take art activities, dance classes, and more!


2nd Annual 43rd Street Festival Returns with All Star Line Up
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

Annual 43rd Street Festival Returns with All Star Line Up on Saturday September 12th with Headliner- The Family Stone!


Woodlawn Rising: Three Events, One Day, One Community
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

Woodlawn Rising: Three Events, One Day, One Community Saturday September 12th, 2015 from 9:00am-7:00pm


Save the Date for Downtown Hyde Park Fest
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

Save the Date for Downtown Hyde Park Fest Friday September 18th- Sunday September 20th!


SECC Completes Business District Improvement Project on 51st Street
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

The SECC, in partnership with the 51st Street Business Association, is proud to announce the completion of the first MOU Business District Improvement project on 51st Street!


The Searle Funds of The Chicago Community Trust Renews Funding for Green Healthy Neighborhoods in Action Initiative
Aug 2015 | SECC Staff

The Searle Funds of The Chicago Community Trust has provided a second year of funding for the South East Chicago Commission’s Green Healthy Neighborhoods in Action (GHNA) initiative.


The Bronzeville Music Festival Comes to 51st Street
Jul 2015 | SECC Staff

The Bronzeville Music Festival Comes to 51st Street August 15th: Honoring the Legacy of Jazz