CAGJ is hiring part-time Organizing Director!

CAGJ Organizing Director Job Description Application Due: Friday, November 15th, 2013 Location:  Seattle, WA Start Date: Jan 6, 2014 Salary: 15 – 18K for 20 hours/week, depending on experience About CAGJ: CAGJ is a volunteer led, membership-based…

Vote YES on I-522!

Please share this info to counter the onslaught of misinformation big business is putting out about labeling! VOTE YES ON 522!  Click here for more organizing resources, including social media and email avatars. Thank you! I522’s…

The Real Food Prize – Small Farms, Not Monsanto, Are Key to Global Food Security

Reprinted from Union of Concerned Scientists Blog Doug Gurian-Sherman, senior scientist, Food and Environment October 17, 2013 In the land of humongous farms, the critical importance of small farms for food security is a counterintuitive message….

Sat Oct 19: Teach-Out! Join Duwamish Alive for healthy waterways and fishing rights!

Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:30am – 3:00pm Teach-Out: Join Duwamish Alive for healthy waterways and fishing rights! Join CAGJ’s Food Justice Project as we join Duwamish Alive, an organization working in the Duwamish River watershed to…

Fall 2013: Call for CAGJ Volunteers & Interns!

Happy Fall!  This is the time of year we seek new interns, and we’re also looking for a few motivated individuals to join our team of organizers as volunteers leading important areas of our work.  We…

SAT Oct 12, 3 -5pm: Traditional Foods of the Americas: Why I-522 & Labeling Genetically Engineered Food Matters!

SAT October 12, 3-5pm  Sabado, 12 de Octubre, 3 – 5pm – Evento bilingue Location/Lugar: Seola Gardens (11215 5th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98146) Community Alliance for Global Justice presents: Traditional Foods of the Americas: Why…

Ecological ‘Wake-Up’ Call Counters Corporate-Friendly ‘Free’ Trade

Published on Monday, September 23, 2013 by Common Dreams – Andrea Germanos, staff writer Report from UN body on sustainable agriculture stands ‘in stark contrast to the accelerated push for new free trade agreements, including the…

The Struggle Continues for Workers in Bangladesh

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair On Saturday 9/21, Garment Sramik Samannay Parishad, a federation of garment trade unions, organized a rally of over 50,000 workers to demand improved working conditions and an increase to the minimum…

Real Change Editorial: Gates Foundation’s support of Monsanto reveals it has put ending hunger on the back burner

Saba Samadani and Bobby Righi, members of AGRA Watch, a campaign of  Community Alliance for Global Justice,  contributed this editorial as guest writers. This editorial appeared in Real Change: Jul 3, 2013, Vol: 20, No: 27…