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

Highlights from the SECC's 63rd Annual Awards and Holiday Reception
Dec 2015 | SECC Staff

Check out highlights and photos from the SECC's 63rd Annual Awards and Holiday Reception!


New Banners and Holiday Planters Hit 43rd Street
Dec 2015 | SECC Staff

Check out the new banners and holiday planters on 43rd Street courtesy of the SECC!


SECC's Small Business Saturday Kick Off Photos
Dec 2015 | SECC Staff

Check out a sneak peek of some of the photos from the SECC's Small Business Saturday Kick off Events held on Saturday November 28th!


Congratulations to the 2015 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Projects
Nov 2015 | SECC Staff

Congratulations to the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Projects on the Completion of Their Projects for 2015!


Save the Date- 7th Annual Woodlawn Community Summit 2016
Nov 2015 | SECC Staff

Community residents, government leaders, elected officials and civic organizations will celebrate the 7th anniversary of the Woodlawn Community Summit on Saturday March 19, 2016.


SECC Partners with Peoples Gas for Energy Efficiency Program for Businesses
Nov 2015 | SECC Staff

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) is launching its Green Healthy Neighborhoods in Action’s (GHNA) Energy Efficiency Business Reimbursement Program in a new partnership with Peoples Gas. Funded by the Searle Funds of The Chicago Community Trust, the program offers free energy efficiency assessments to businesses, churches, community organizations and other established businesses in the Woodlawn and Washington Park communities.


Halloween in Hyde Park
Oct 2015 | CEI Media Group

Halloween in Hyde Park features Trick or Treat on 53rd Street on October 31, 2015 giving families another safe way to celebrate candy collecting in costumes.


GHNA Launches Energy Efficiency Program for Businesses
Oct 2015 | SECC Staff

The South East Chicago Commission Partners with the Peoples Gas Natural Gas Savings Program for the GHNA Energy Efficiency Program for Businesses


57th Street Updates
Oct 2015 | SECC Staff

Have you checked out the newest 57th Street Business Improvements?


William H Ray School Celebrates 57th Street Improvements
Sep 2015 | SECC Staff

On Thursday September 24th, William H. Ray Elementary celebrated its new garden facing 57th Street. This project was funded in part by the SECC's Neighborhood Enhancement Grant and with the partnership of the University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement.