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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@center4impact 18 hours Ago

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@center4impact 3 days Ago

RT @center4impact: SAVE THE DATE! See Paul Rice, CEO of Fair Trade USA, inaugurate MIIS as the first Fair Trade Graduate School in the coun…

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Upcoming Events

Fair Trade Finals!

May 08

The Fair Traders at MIIS will host a table featuring Fair Trade coffee and tea to help students learn more about what Fair Trade is and fuel through their finals!

Fair Trade Products

AquaTerra catering services for campus
CSIL Office
Samson Cafe Samson Center


International Bazaar at MIIS

April 11, 2017 Download


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