A Message from WCC Executive Director Erin Williams and President of the Board Tracy Kraus – March 26, 2021

The Worcester Cultural Coalition stands in solidarity with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the quest to end racial violence and violence toward women. USA Today reported that violence against Asian Americans rose 149% from 2019 to 2020, and a recent national report released by the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center showed that AAPI women report hate incidents 2.3 times more […]

Create 508: Youth Creatives and Entrepreneurs

The City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division and Division of Youth Opportunities are collaborating to form the first “Create 508 – Youth Creatives and Entrepreneurs” program. The mission of the program is to support youth to drive Worcester’s culture and community while learning the business of art. Youth Leaders will meet regularly with the program’s […]

Worcester Cultural Coalition Annual Report: 2020

2020 was a year of many challenges which continue today: a pandemic which threatens our health and livelihoods, racial and social injustice, and the fragile nature of our collective purpose: creative community engagement.  Thanks to nearly 80 organizations working together, the WCC’s mission to bring vibrancy and creativity to the region has endured, and we […]