The Dalai Lama Welcoming Committee is a growing group of Middlebury students dedicated to activism for social change on campus and in the greater community. We are currently working on a campaign calling on Middlebury to divest its $881 million endowment from fossil fuels, military contractors, and arms manufacturers. The DLWC calls ourselves by this name because of our first action (see here), in which welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to our campus by calling on the college to act upon our shared values of peace, universal compassion, and environmental stewardship.

We make decisions by modified consensus and operate with a horizontal leadership structure. We welcome all voices. Please email middleburydlwc@gmail.com if you’d like to get involved with us, be kept in the loop about meetings and actions, or ask us any questions.