NewEnglangNews.Org - Exchange free registration at second-annual U.S. Slow Living Summit for session reporting

To friends of the New England News Forum:

Organizers of the second-annual U.S. Slow Living Summit are offering an
opportunity for up to eight student journalism majors or professional
writers: In exchange for a free pass to attend the May 30-June 1 event in
Brattleboro, Vt., agree to join team agreeing to provide written summaries
of breakout sessions.

This is not a PR request; it's an effort to capture the wisdom of more than 50
sessions and archive notes about them to the SLS2012 website for ongoing
use. The Slow Living Summit is organized by Strolling of the Heifers Inc.,
a Vermont-based 501(c)3 which raises money to support community-based

Anyone interested in applying to join the team should email summit
coordinator Bill Densmore at for details.

There's an evolving media track:

Here's a link to a long-form news release:

A linkable announcement:

And a brief pitch:

Want to be part of a national convening of cross-sector intelligence, ideas and
action for sustainable living? Please join us in Brattleboro, Vt., May 30-June
1, 2012. Engaged citizens, entrepreneurs, journalists, students, civic,
foundation and non-profit leaders will gather to invent and implement
cross-sector solutions for sustainable communities in a post-carbon,
new-economy world. We.ll explore common interests and common solutions for the
common good. The second-annual U.S. Slow Living Summit is co-organized by two
graduate schools in management and international development. It boasts at
least 50 sessions on topics like food, agriculture, spirit, happiness,
investing, energy, health, education, management, policy, technology,
entrepreneurship, communities, media and sustainability -- plus theater, video
and music. For more information click to: or or

Bill Densmore, Coordinator
U.S. Slow Living Summit