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

PNC Grant to SECC Expands Small Business Access and Resources
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

SECC announced a new $10,000 grant from PNC Community Development Banking through the PNC Foundation for its Business District Program.


Join the GHNA Council and Learn About Plant Diversity & Conservation
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

Join The GHNA Council on Saturday November 5th from 9am-11am for an interactive morning in Woodlawn with the William Hill Garden & Gallery with a focus on "Plant Diversity & Conservation". Come out and take a tour of the Dorchester Botanical Garden and network with other sustainability leaders!


Southside Exchange: Is Your Business Ready for a New Location?
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

Join the SECC as we co-host an exciting workshop for businesses focused on discussing new opportunities and ways to grow!


Forefront in partnership with South East Chicago Commission invites you to an intimate discussion of The South Side with Natalie Moore, Author and WBEZ Reporter
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

Forefront in partnership with South East Chicago Commission invites you to an intimate discussion of The South Side with Natalie Moore, Author and WBEZ Reporter.


Save the Date- Black Man's Expo October 1st, 2016!
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

The SECC proudly supports the Black Man's Expo 2016! Save the date- October 1st, 2016!


Join Us at the 30th Annual Children's Book Fair
Sep 2016 | SECC Staff

The 30th Annual Children's Book Fair will take place on Sunday, September 11th from 11am-5pm.


6th Annual Chicago in White Partnered with SECC to Host Annual Event on Southside for First Time
Aug 2016 | SECC Staff

This 100% Chicago-owned and operated pop-up experience was honored to partner with the SECC to bring this event to the south side for the first time in its six year history.


South East Chicago Commission and Bank of America Renew Business Development Partnership
Aug 2016 | 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 second consecutive year.


6th Annual Chicago in White Pop up Dining Comes to Hyde Park
Aug 2016 | SECC Staff

This year’s non-profit partner is the South East Chicago Commission! We are excited to announce that this will be the first Chicago in White event held in the Greater Hyde Park area!


You're Invited! August 6th “Building a Vibrant South Side Food Economy- Using Food to Build Community"
Aug 2016 | SECC Staff

Join The Green Healthy Neighborhoods Action Council for an interactive morning with Urban Juncture centered on “Building a Vibrant South Side Food Economy” Come out and take a tour of Bronzeville Community Garden and Rooftop Farm, Bronzeville Bikes, the Bronzeville Incubator and Bronzeville Jerk Shack!