Phase 1: Listen, Learn, Test
April-September 2022 | The first phase of the planning process will focus on learning about neighborhood and citywide opportunities and needs, exploring previous studies, validating data, and testing initial future scenarios.
Event Date & Time Location Spring Citywide Survey Closed | View report April-May 2022 Online Public Visioning Workshop In-Person | View Documents Thursday June 23, 20225:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Worcester Senior Center 128 Providence Street Public Visioning Workshop Virtual | View Documents Thursday July 7, 2022 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Online – Zoom Conference Housing Working Group Virtual | View Documents Monday August 15, 2022 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Online – Zoom Conference Economic Opportunity Working Group Virtual | View Documents Wednesday August 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Online – Zoom Conference Transportation & Mobility Working Group Virtual | View Documents Thursday August 18, 2022 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Online – Zoom Conference Summer Listening Tour Multiple locations: REC Mobile Farmers’ Markets; Beaver Brook Farmers’ Market; Out to Lunch Fest; Back to School Jam; and more. August 2022 Various Locations – All Districts Accessibility Focus Group Thursday September 29, 2022 3:00pm-4:30pm Worcester Senior Center (Small Conference Room) 128 Providence Street Youth Focus Group Tuesday October 4, 2022 3:00pm-4:30pm Worcester Public Library (Teen Space) 3 Salem Square Hispanohablantes Grupo de Discusión (Spanish-Speakers Focus Group) Jueves 20 de Octubre (10/20/22) 6:30pm-8:00pm Central Community Branch YMCA (Small Conference Room) 766 Main Street For more details on the timeline, visit the about page.
Phase 2: Analyze, Revise, Document
October 2022-March 2023 | The second phase of the process involves working with the community to evaluate future visions and prioritize actions and recommendations. For a more detailed description of each event, click here.
Event Date Time + Location Priority Goals Survey November 2022 Online Public Draft Plan Workshop February 2023 TBD Winter Listening Tour January-March 2023 TBD For more details on the timeline, visit the about page.