Worcester Roots Project: #WeOwnIt Campaign

Worcester’s newest corporation doesn’t have a management hierarchy, but it does have bi-weekly meetings in which everyone at the table is an equal. It’s a theory known as cooperative business: Everyone is an owner. And Future Focus Media has become Worcester’s face in what some are calling the new economy. The company, which has been […]

[MAJOR Party] Stone Soup Community Center Block Party 9/21 3-7 PM

The 7th Annual Stone Soup Community Center is taking place tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 21st from 3-7 p.m. at 4 King Street. This is a FREE and all ages party with live music, food and games for everyone. Tell a friend to tell a friend and if you’re in Central Mass make sure you head to Worcester […]

[MAJOR Footwear] Future Focus Media Co-op: Sole Changers

Working with various youth in Worcester- Toxic Soil Busters, Youth In Charge & Future Focus Media Co-op– I always get asked about my “other” business. My business is footwear, specifically sneakers. I work with companies such as Nike, Reebok, adidas, Converse and New Balance, to name a few. More recently, through a partnership with PENSOLE […]

[Video] Facing the Growing Epidemic

This is a short film that was produced, last summer, by Yaw Boateng, a student in the Future Focus Media Cooperative & Youth Training Institute of which I am a part of as an instructor. Yaw’s story is very compelling because he was able to identify that he was having health issues due to being overweight, […]

We’ve Got The Power: Community Organizing Training Series

I’ll be the first to say that I know very little about ‘community organizing’, but there is always time to learn something new and expand the mind. (Hey, I won’t learn what I don’t unless I extend myself, and try to learn something.) Maybe you, too, have an interest in community organizing or know someone […]