Cooperative Info Session

A cooperative coupons for viagra (or “co-op”) as an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise. Come find out more! Interpretation and childcare available if requested by 8/1/16 by emailing info@worcesterroots.org


Climate Justice is a Human Right

Sunday, March 20th 2016 at Clark University (Jefferson Academic Center) 9:30am to 1:30pm Over 50 peopled joined together to create a space for people in Worcester area to share their work and future plans as part of the local &international climate justice movements. Thanks to all who made Worcester’s first […]


Co-op Academy 2016 Report

Some quotes from participants: “It was great discussing questions and learning about co-op structures alongside other cooperatives.”  – Toma from Intersection Café: A penny university co-op “I learned a lot during this process, especially during the hands-on training.” – Xiomara from Access Interpreters Co-op “Co-op Academy 2016 has helped to propel […]


Our Future: Our Power Forum

Come learn about what is happening around climate justice and sustainable energy, job creation, solar advocacy, gas leaks, pipelines and more at the Our Future: Our Power Forum. Worcester Community Energy Forum 1:00 – 5:00pm Saturday, October 1, 2016 (NOTE NEW DATE!) at The Megaron, Worcester Academy 81 Providence St, […]


Just Transition Assembly

In collaboration with the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, we are helping organize a youth-focused Just Transition Assembly in Providence, RI (Location TBA) August 25-27, 2016. There are three dynamics that shape today’s world conditions—the economic crisis, the ecological crisis and the crisis of empire. These dynamics, along with […]


News from the Roots   Recently updated !

Worcester Roots General Brochure (download here – PDF – 1.6mb) 2018 Accomplishments / Annual Appeal November 2018 Newsletter Past newsletters: September 2018 Newsletter August 2018 Newsletter July 2018 Newsletter June 2018 Newsletter May 2018 Newsletter March 2018 Newsletter January 2018 Newsletter December 2017 Newsletter October 2017 Newsletter August 2017 Newsletter […]


Co-op Academy   Recently updated !

The Co-op Academy is a holistic cooperative entrepreneurship training and mentorship program with an emphasis on creating sustainable, member-owned businesses. Using curriculum developed with partners around the region and an outgrowth of proven, successful models for co-op incubation, Worcester Roots holds an intensive 14 week co-op incubation program each fall. […]


August Co-op Film Screenings and Discussions

Join Worcester Roots for film screenings and discussions about co-ops and the solidarity economy! 6-8pm all 4 Wednesday evenings in August at Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester – films include The Take (about occupied factories in Argentina), Shift Change (about Mondragon and Worker Co-ops in the US), and others. […]


Co-op Racism is A Recipe for Failure, or White Supremacy

by Julius Jones, Co-Director of Worcester Roots June 2015 If success in the old economy is the key to access the New Economy, we will fail. Success in the old economy as a requirement for access to the New Economy is flawed logic, unsustainable and, oppressive, and poses a practical […]