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

Worcester Roots General Brochure (download here – PDF – 1.6mb)   May 2018 Newsletter Past newsletters: March 2018 Newsletter January 2018 Newsletter December 2017 Newsletter October 2017 Newsletter August 2017 Newsletter June 2017 Newsletter May 2017 Newsletter December 2016 Newsletter November 2016 Newsletter June 2016 Newsletter May 2016 Newsletter April 2016 […]


Co-op Academy

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 10 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 […]


This Changes Everything Screening and Roots Assembly

Community FILM Screening and Worcester Roots membership assembly Thursday, November 12th, 2015 5:30pm AT STONE SOUP (4 King St, Worcester) Film Trailer: www.ThisChangesEverything.org Part of New Economy Week 2015! Organized by Worcester Roots and Worcester Solidarity And Green Economy (SAGE) Alliance What if confronting the climate crisis is the best […]