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

SECC Initiates Search for New Executive Director
Sep 2017 | SECC Staff

After 65 years of leadership from the University, the SECC will have an independent leadership team for the first time in its history.


You're Invited: GHNA Rain Garden Opening + Recognition
Sep 2017 | SECC Staff

Please Join the SECC for the new GHNA Rain Garden Opening + Recognition


South East Chicago Commission and Bank of America Renew Business Development Partnership
Aug 2017 | SECC Staff

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) is delighted to announce a renewed grant partnership with Bank of America for SECC’s Business District Program for the third consecutive year.


Green Healthy Neighborhoods Rain Garden Opening and Recognition Reception in Washington Park
Aug 2017 | SECC Staff

Join us for the opening of the new community rain garden on Tuesday September 19th, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the new garden located behind the Art Incubator at 301 East Garfield Blvd.


SECC Begins Search for Strategic Planning Consultant
Jul 2017 | CEI Media Group

The South East Chicago Commission has released a request for proposal (RFP) for professional strategic planning consultation.


South East Chicago Commission Announces the MacArthur Foundation Grant for 2017
Jul 2017 | SECC Staff

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced nearly $10 million in new grants to Chicago organizations to help them grow stronger or expand, and to reduce violence in Local communities. As one of the grant recipients, the South East Chicago Commission (SECC) will receive $380,000 over four years for institutional support.


SECC Awarded One of Ten MacArthur Foundation Awards
Jul 2017 | SECC Staff

MacArthur Awards $10 Million to Help Strengthen Chicago Organizations and Prevent Gun Violence in Chicago


Chicago in White Names SECC as Nonprofit Beneficiary for 2017
Jul 2017 | SECC Staff

The SECC has been chosen by Chicago in White as the nonprofit beneficiary for 2017! For every ticket sold, a $5.00 donation will go to benefit the programs of the SECC. We hope to see you there!


Woodlawn Food Truck Festival Drives Into the Neighborhood July 16th
Jul 2017 | SECC Staff

Join the SECC & the Woodlawn Community Summit as we sponsor the Woodlawn Food Truck Festival on Sunday July 16, 2017!


Sunday Summer Concerts Series are Heating Up Nichols Park!
Jul 2017 | SECC Staff

Sunday Summer Concerts Series are Heating Up Nichols Park Sundays from 4-6pm July 16-September 17, 2017! See you there!