Regional events that you might be interested in…

Slow Living Summit – Brattleboro, VT, May 30th – June 2nd, 2012

… “Slow Living” implies  being mindful of impacts on the environment, on Earth, and on communities; and it incorporates resilience – our ability to “bounce back” from the consequences of climate change, resource depletion and other changes and stresses (from website.

This conference will include a series of over fifty workshops on everything from energy, to agriculture, to building community and much more.  Speakers include Senator Bernie Sanders and Governor Shumlin, as well as a number of distinguished activists and authors.

for more information, see the event’s website.

New England Environmental Justice Forum – Worchester, MA, June 9, 2012

Free day of workshops on environmental activism and community building.  Topics will include urban and rural issues, food justice and energy.  Event will conclude with a special listening session with local policy makers, and a discussion about the formation of a more formalized environmental justice network for New England.

Registration closes May 28th.  For more information and to register, see their website.

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