SECC supports and partners with Facing History and Ourselves for a Community Conversation with Douglas A. Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Slavery By Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II.
EVENTS: THE GREEN HEALTHY NEIGHBORHOODS IN ACTION (GHNA) PROJECT WILL BRING TO LIFE A COMMUNITY PLAN CALLED THE GREEN HEALTHY NEIGHBORHOOD (GHN) LAND USE PLAN. THE GHNA PROJECT AIM IS TO OVERCOME OBSTACLES RELATED TO LACK OF FUNDING, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, AND COMMUNITY EXPERTISE FOR EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION. NEXT WORKSHOPS ARE APRIL 15 AND APRIL 16, 2014.
Event: The Gentlemen's Forum is a day of workshops for young men to not only prepare for prom but ultimately how to become gentlemen as well. Classes will focus financial literacy, learning how to tie a tie and a bowtie, sexual awareness and prevention and etiquette. All of these are key skills and knowledge to have moving forward to graduation and throughout life.
Events: Through our South Side Business Development Initiative, the Office of Business Diversity works to develop and build the capacity of minority and women-owned businesses so that they can compete on contracting opportunities. Please join us for our upcoming Spring workshop series. The series is offered at no charge (FREE) and you may access registration at http://businessdiversity.uchicago.edu.
Public notice of upcoming construction project on 53rd St from 5235 S. Harper Ct. to 1463 E. 53rd St. for the University of Chicago. The project consists of excavating a trench 600 feet long by 1.5 feet wide on the north side of 53rd St. and installing a conduit for the installation of new fiber optic cable. The project is estimated to take 22 days
The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086.
GHN plan. Chicago's Green Healthy Neighborhoods plan was approved by the City Plan Commission yesterday. The plan -- developed for the neighborhoods of Englewood, Washington Park, and Woodlawn by the City's Department of Planning and Development through CMAP's Local Technical Assistance program with support from LISC/Chicago, Teamwork Englewood, the South East Chicago Commission, and Washington Park Consortium -- includes a Large Lot program that allows homeowners, block clubs, and nonprofit groups in Englewood to buy City-owned land for $1 per parcel
Events: Join us at the 61st Street Farmers Market this Saturday, March 22 (9am-2pm), for our third monthly indoor market! The 61st Street INDOOR Farmers Market takes place inside the Experimental Station, located at 6100 South Blackstone Avenue.