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

SAVE THE DATE - 1st Annual Washington Park Summit
Feb 2017 | SECC Staff

You're invite to the 1st Annual Washington Park Community Summit on Saturday April 1, 2017!

WhistleStop Program Returns to Hyde Park
Feb 2017 | SECC Staff

WhistleStop is an action safety program providing residents in our community with a practical way to protect yourself and your neighbors. Call, Blow, Go!

6th Annual One Earth Film Festival Comes to Hyde Park with Partnership from SECC
Feb 2017 | SECC Staff

6th Annual One Earth Film Festival "Moving Planet, Moving People" Comes to Hyde Park March 3-12, 2017

Healing Arts, Healing Justice Exhibit at Connect Gallery
Feb 2017 | SECC Staff

An exhibit and conversation of art and writing by Chicago's incarcerated youth. Co-sponsored by the SECC and Downtown Hyde Park.

An Exciting New Beginning
Feb 2017 | SECC Staff

We are excited to announce that the SECC turns 65 years old this year, marking a phenomenal legacy of community development and civic engagement.

The Hyde Park Vitality Committee Releases 2017 Event & Program Schedule
Jan 2017 | SECC Staff

Did you miss the recent Hyde Park Retailer's meeting? Over 60 businesses turned out for the annual meeting to learn more about all the upcoming events happening in Hyde Park in 2017!

SECC Awarded 2-Year Grant Renewal from City of Chicago for Neighborhood Business Development Center
Jan 2017 | SECC Staff

The SECC is delighted to announce a renewed 2-year grant partnership with the City of Chicago for SECC’s Neighborhood Business Development Center.

UChicago and South East Chicago Commission entering new era of partnership and collaboration
Jan 2017 | SECC Staff

The University of Chicago will partner with the board of directors for the South East Chicago Commission over the next year to transition the SECC to an autonomous, self-governing entity.

Jan 2017 | SECC Staff

The William G. Hill Center for the Arts, in partnership with the University of Chicago’s Office of Civic Engagement, and the SECC, invites artists to submit proposals to transform the underpasses on South Dorchester Avenue at East 64th Street, in the Woodlawn neighborhood, through artistic activation.

Hyde Park Retailers Forum
Jan 2017 | SECC Staff