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

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!


Check out the interview with SECC Board Member and Woodlawn Community Summit Co-Founder Elizabeth Gardner!
Jul 2016 | SECC Staff

SECC's Team Woodlawn Community Summit is highlighted in an article by LISC Chicago! Check out the interview with Co-Founder Elizabeth Gardner!


The 13th Annual Silver Room Sound System Block Party is Coming to Downtown Hyde Park Chicago
Jul 2016 | SECC Staff

"Freedom Love Joy Peace" exemplifies the power of community and the Arts by showcasing varied genres of music, visual arts and dance while merging individuals - engaging Chicago’s young and old alike, who join together to celebrate life. This free event will take place on Saturday, July 16th, 2016 from 12pm to 10pm, with an after-party at The Promontory to follow from 10pm-2am.


Chicago Neighborhoods Show Sustainability & Economic Development Go Hand-in-Hand
Jul 2016 | SECC Staff

Chicago Neighborhoods Show Sustainability & Economic Development Go Hand-in-Hand


Six Community Beautification Projects Awarded 2016 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants
Jul 2016 | SECC Staff

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC), in partnership with Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference (HPKCC) and Hyde Park Bank, A Wintrust Community Bank, today announced the six winners of the 2016 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants