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Co-op Academy

Co-op Academy Fall 2016 interest form HERE | Spanish HERE (Formulario de Interés de participar en la Academía de Cooperativas de Worcester). Dates: Sign up by August 22nd, 2016 Weekday evenings (1 day/week) for 10 weeks, beginning week of October 3rd, 2016 Printable PDF Version of Results The Co-op Academy is a holistic cooperative entrepreneurship […]


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. Details coming soon!

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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 threat to the entire Solidarity […]


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 chance we’ll ever get to […]

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Ribbon Cutting for Aquaponics Greenhouse

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place: Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 at 2:00pm Behind Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester, MA 01610 (come to back lot) After months of planning and building, the seven partners in the collaborative project will celebrate the completion of the aquaponics greenhouse at the Stone Soup Community Center. Join us […]


Worcester Youth Sound Off: Black Lives Matter

4 PM, Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at Stone Soup, 4 King Street, Worcester An open-mic style discussion for Worcester Area teens on their experience in the wake of Mike Brown’s death, and in the age of #BlackLivesMatter. Bring works to share: poems, songs, writings or simply your thoughts. Hosted by youth for youth. A town-hall […]

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Roots May Assembly & Cookout

Worcester Roots is holding a media event / cookout / general assembly, where members of Future Focus Media and Worcester Roots board will speak and where community members can get involved in planning, share ideas, and help organize the next economy. This event will be held: 5pm, May 5th at Stone Soup Community Center, 4 […]


Co-op Academy 2014

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2014 co-op academy survey results

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Co-op Conversion Workshop

Workshop on Converting existing businesses into Co-ops What are the benefits of converting an existing business into a co-op? How does it work to convert? Thursday, July 17th, 2014 12-1:30pm at Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester Two speakers confirmed! 1. Kevin Harrington, local activist and entrepreneur considering converting his robotics company to a worker […]