Worcester Deserves a strong Community Benefit Agreement! A campaign with the Worcester Community Labor Coalition, more info here. Demands include: Responsible Construction, including: No wage theft Follow workforce equity guidelines Good Jobs and Racial Equity, including: Creating permanent, full-time livable wage jobs for Worcester residents Labor peace agreements (no union […]

Fundraising event and dance party to get a delegation of Cooperation Worcester members to the Worker Co-op National Conference this fall. Worcester has a growing network of worker cooperatives – mission based businesses owned by their employees. Help members from Worcester get to the national conference to contribute to the […]

Speaking events and discussion with activist, speaker and author Kali Akuno on Cooperation Jackson and his book, Jackson Rising – The Struggle for Economic Democracy & Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi Sunday, April 29 at 3 PM at the YWCA Central Massachusetts, 1 Salem Sq, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608 By: MA Women of Color Coalition, […]

Spring 2018 Workshop Series   Free workshops! Grow your knowledge. Grow your network.     1. Meeting Facilitation and Consensus Decision Making 12 noon – 1pm, Thursday, March 15th Facilitated by Matt Feinstein, Worcester Roots at Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester 2. Converting Businesses to Employee Ownership Curtis Burrowes, […]

Building A Resilient Social Venture Ecosystem New Economy Summit Registration Here Join Cooperation Worcester and the Social Venture Collaborative for the 2nd annual New Economy Summit. The event will convene social entrepreneurs, social change practitioners, educational institutions, students, the business community, and others who share the goal of creating a […]

Co-op Info Session Intro to cooperatives Learn & have fun! Find out about the Worcester Co-op Movement and Co-op Academy 5pm, Wednesday, May 17th, 2018 at Stone Soup, 4 King St, Worcester

WHAT: Cooperative Festival at the Stone Soup Block Party Free food Musical and poetry performances including 4 Elements Hip Hop and Lucelia de Jesus Kids activities Speakers, exhibits and local market promoting cooperatives and other community groups WHEN: Saturday, September 16th, 2017. 3-7pm Rain date Sunday, Sept. 24th, 2017. 3-7pm WHERE: […]