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

Safety and Hyde Park Businesses March 19th
Mar 2014 | CEI Media Group

Event: Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Third Wednesday Business Briefing: “Safety and Hyde Park Businesses” Wednesday March 19th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, South East Chicago Commission and the University of Chicago.


DuSable Exhibit: Question Bridge Opens March 21, 2014
Mar 2014 | CEI Media Group

Question Bridge: Black Males opens a window onto the complex and often unspoken dialogue among African American men. This DuSable Museum Exhibit opens March 21, 2014. Visit the DuSable Museum http://www.dusablemuseum.org/exhibits/details/question-bridge


GHNA "Green Yourself" March 18-19, 2014
Mar 2014 | CEI Media Group

Events: The Southside Sustainability Series is a series of 6 FREE workshops in the Woodlawn and Washington Park communities to help bring GREEN awareness and education for all! Green Your Home or Business. Join us for our featured presentations this month: Water & Energy Conservation (Tues, March 18th) and Green Infrastructure/Rain Garden (Wed, March 19th). South East Chicago Commission.


South Side in Focus Photography
Mar 2014 | CEI Media Group

A photography installation and event that takes place this Friday, March 14th from 5:30p-7:30p: South Side in Focus. This installation is a display of photographs at the Experimental Station (6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago, IL 60637) that attempts to depict a more personal narrative of life in South Side communities.


SECC Featured in Partner Spotlight for CMAP
Mar 2014 | SECC Staff

The SECC is being featured on the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) Partner Spotlight homepage!


GHNA: Waste Reduction and Recycling 2-26-2014- Postponed
Feb 2014 | SECC Staff

Due to inclement weather, the “Waste Reduction and Recycling Workshop” has been postponed for this evening and will be rescheduled at a later date. Thank you for your support and please check the GHNA’s Southside Sustainability Series schedule for upcoming sessions.


GHNA: Waste Reduction and Recycling 2-26-2014
Feb 2014 | CEI Media Group

Get insights and answers to your wast reduction and recycling questions on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 beginning 6:00 pm at the Washington Park Fieldhouse.


GHNA: Efficient Housing Workshop 2-25-2014
Feb 2014 | CEI Media Group

Energy Impact Illinois helps homeowners lower your energy bills and increase the comfort of your spaces by providing resources and information on energy-saving improvements. Join us on Tuesday, February. 25, 2014 from 6:00-7:30pm. - South East Chicago Commission


Future of Chicago Civility is On the Table
Feb 2014 | CEI Media Group

The Chicago Community Trust is marking its 99th birthday with a community wide conversation about our collective future. We’re looking forward instead of back, and invite you to join thousands of others to generate new ideas, spark partnerships and shape a public agenda to build and sustain strong, vibrant and safe communities. How do we get there? We plan to put it all On the Table.


GHNA: Should That Be Recycled?
Feb 2014 | CEI Media Group

Event: Ever wonder what happens to the materials in your recycling bin? Worried that you or your neighbors are trying to recycle materials that might not belong in your bin? Why can’t you recycle 100% of the solid waste that leaves your home? Join us Wednesday, February 26, 2014 for answers. - South East Chicago Commission