MIIS: Leading The Way For Graduate Institutions to Trade Fair

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) is excited to begin its journey to become the first fair trade graduate institution in the nation!

We are proud to be a part of the Fair Trade Campaign that will allow our campus to reflect our values of social justice, sustainability, and now: fair trade!

MIIS is a graduate institution in Monterey, California. We prepare students from all over the globe to make an impact in their world through immersive learning experiences, training students with professional skills and real world based classes and practica.

Learn more about MIIS, our graduate programs and our impact here: http://www.miis.edu/

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Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed November 10th, 2016

Reach out to Campus Outlets

Work with vendors and food service providers to offer at least two Fair Trade products (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, gifts) in each outlet on campus.

Completed March 7th, 2017

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.

Completed December 4th, 2016

Commit to Fair Trade Education

Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom.

Completed November 10th, 2016

Pass Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college/university’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed April 6th, 2017

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From Our Blog

Amy Nguyen is taking DPMI beyond her classroom.

June 23, 2017 Hello! My name is Amy Nguyen, and today I will be sharing my experience in the Design, Partnering, Management and Innovation (DPMI) program in Monterey this past May. A bit about me: Within the Develo...

Professor Jan Black: Unavoidable Truths

June 23, 2017 International Policy & Development professor Jan Black's colorful backstory includes writing the definitive acocunt of U.S. interference in Brazil, being elected to the board of Amnesty Internati...

On Better Ocean Policy and Conservationists Catching Undersized Fish

June 22, 2017 Our first few weeks in Fiji have been a series of juxtapositions. Aimee and I live in an admittedly grimy, traffic ridden city but are only a bus ride away from pristine beaches.  I spend my work...

Fair Trade Products

AquaTerra catering services for campus
CSIL Office
Samson Cafe Samson Center


Our team

May 1, 2017 Download

International Bazaar at MIIS

April 11, 2017 Download


Ben Playfair