Equity in Building Trades

This project is in collaboration with the Central Mass Workforce Investment Board and Indigenous Peoples’ Network. More info about the announcement here.   INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS HERE (including The Ultimate Guide to Apprenticeship Programs)   INFORMATION FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS HERE (including Train the Trainers Workshops)   Information Sessions about Building […]


Roots Staff on The Business Beat

Julius Jones and Labbe join Steve Jones-D’Agostino on WICN’s The Business Beat to discuss cooperatives and more: Or here on WICN page.   Listen to it here:


Cooperative Festival / Stone Soup Block Party

Saturday, September 16th, 2017. 3-7pm Rain date Sunday, Sept. 24th, 2017. 3-7pm at the Stone Soup Community Center, 4 King St, Worcester, MA 01610 Speakers, exhibits and local market promoting cooperatives and other community groups Free food Musical and poetry performances Kids activities WHO: Organized by Stone Soup Artists/Activist Collective […]


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) Co-op members embrace alternative approach to business https://www.telegram.com/news/20190106/co-op-members-embrace-alternative-approach-to-business April 2019 Newsletter Past newsletters: http://p0.vresp.com/9dx2oa”>January 2019 Newsletter 2018 Accomplishments / Annual Appeal November 2018 Newsletter September 2018 Newsletter August 2018 Newsletter July 2018 Newsletter June 2018 Newsletter May 2018 Newsletter March […]