Three community of color organizations in Boston – Alternatives for Communities and the Environment, Boston Workers Alliance and Chinese Progressive Association – came together to create a worker-owned cooperative that would weatherize homes in low-income, community of color neighborhoods that mainstream weatherization businesses ignore. The Cooperative would hire youth of color who graduated through green training programs and weatherize homes in Roxbury and Dorchester at an affordable price.

As detailed in a CSI case study, Energy Democracy: Community-scale Innovation in Boston, the project is currently on hold. After developing a feasible business plan the project was stalled due to limited financial resources and internal capacity.