Neighborhood Community Forum – Ballpark/Community Benefit Agreements

The Worcester Community Labor Coalition organized a Neighborhood Community Forum on Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Worcester Magazine Article about the forum here.


Live Video from Future Focus Media Co-op:

Photo gallery from Future Focus Media Co-op:

On Wednesday, February 27th, at the PNI Club (290 Millbury St.) in Worcester, MA, over 150 residents from Worcester and…

Posted by Future Focus Media Co-op on Thursday, February 28, 2019

at PNI Club,290 Millbury St, Worcester, MA

Thank you to the over 150 people who attended this forum.

Worcester Red Sox Ballpark and Community Benefit Agreements

We discussed how large development projects can benefit the community and heard from people organizing elsewhere and locally to ensure resident voice.


  • Neighbor to Neighbor MA
  • Pernet Family Health Services
  • Indigenous Peoples Network (with support from the Island Foundation)
  • Main St Alliance
  • Future Focus Media Co-op
  • Worcester Roots
  • Social Venture Collaborative / Worcester State University’s Center for Social Innovation
  • Greenvitalize Urban Growers
  • MNA – Massachusetts Nurses Association – Regional Council 2
  • McNickles & Associates
  • Mass. Women of Color Coalition (MAWOCC)
  • East Coast Auto Works
  • Greater Worcester Our Revolution
  • Worcester Interfaith


Maritza Cruz, YWCA / Co-Chair, Worcester Community Labor Coalition

Jack Donahue, Carpenters Union / Co-Chair, Worcester Community Labor Coalition

John Washington, Director of Organizing, PUSH Buffalo

Odessa Kelly, Co-Chair, Standup Nashville (twitter video) will join us by video conference

Flyer in Spanish

3 thoughts on “Neighborhood Community Forum – Ballpark/Community Benefit Agreements”

  1. Thank you for organizing this important forum! Wondering if the draft of the community benefits agreeement is public and available?

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