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Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
 
Our Mission
 

The purpose of the Conference is to attend to the civic needs of the community; work toward an attractive, secure, diverse, and caring community; and to promote participation of residents, businesses, institutions, and organizations in programs and activities that advance the interests and concerns of the community. It serves the community as a watchdog, independent voice, and clearing house in the community's ongoing conversation and decisions about those matters which affect and define community life.

 
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HPKCC Marches in 20th Annual 4th of July Parade

More information about the Hyde Park-Kenwood community: Hydeparkrecord.org

 

 

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Current Issues
 
Hyde Park Used Book Sale

It's almost time to start preparing for the annual Hyde Park Used Book Sale. The dropoff box will be available in the basement of Treasure Island on Sunday, August 16. If you have a large volume of books to donate, please contact Jane Ciacci, chair or call (773) 419-1384. The book sale will be held on Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10-11-12.

 
HPKCC Board Meetings

Did you know that HPKCC board meetings are open to the community? We meet once a month in the basement "community room" at Treasure Island, on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Guests are welcome to participate in our often-spirited discussions.

 
University of Chicago Fair Policing

Several board members of HPKCC (including the Whistlestop/Safety Committee) are working with the Citizens Action Committee for Fair University of Chicago Policing. The goal is to end racial and gender profiling, enforce FOIA, and establish an independent review process.

HPKCC, with CECD and the Southeast Coalition testified at the Metra board meeting July 22 2015 to push for a real seamless transfer system, as in the intent of the 2011. Read background, testimony and results, and media articles in Metratransferability. We believe this is an affordability and social justice issue.
 
Programs of the Conference
 

Myron Hester, Principal, and Genni Olson, Librarian, accept a gift of $1,000 from HPKCC, for library books at Kozminski Community Academy.

     
   
 
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