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Rest in Peace, Amiri Baraka
“By CAGJ Co-Chair, Reid Mukai Amiri Baraka, longtime activist and one of the great American poets, ...”
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Join us for a Community Meeting!
“ Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2014 6:30pm-8:30 pm Location: University Christian Church - 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle (where 2013 ...”
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A tribute to Langston Hughes
“By CAGJ Co-Chair Red Mukai Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) February 1 marks ...”
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Three examples of problems with Gates Foundation grants
“AGRA Watch research has found these problems with Gates Foundation grants: Bandaid solutions that deepen the ...”
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AFSA Open letter Opposing Human Feeding Trials involving GM Banana
“ALLIANCE FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN AFRICA requests organizational sign-ons to the letter below by Friday ...”
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Statement of Support for a Full and Fair Farm Bill
“The Community Alliance for Global Justice signed on to this letter through our membership in ...”
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Teach-Out! with Greenbank Farms & Good Cheer Food Bank
Trans-Pacific Partnership International Day of Action & Global Fair Trade Day
“Saturday, May 11th 2-5pm Central CO-OP Annex, 1900 E. Madison, Seattle Find out Why TPP matters to YOU ...and ...”
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UNCTAD 2013 Trade and Environment Report
“The UN Conference on Trade and Development, in its recently released Trade and Environment Report ...”
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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 ...”
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Report Back: Oct 19 Duwamish River Teach-Out!
“By Darcy Buendia The T-107 public access site of the Duwamish river is a refreshingly green ...”
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UFW Solidarity Action Friday, Jan. 27
“ 2PM March from Westlake Park (401 Pine St) to Darigold Headquarters (1130 Rainier Ave ...”
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Worldwide Mobilizations Against Monsanto Continue
“Worldwide Mobilizations Against Monsanto Continue, by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair If we should accept corporations as ...”
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Food Justice Urban Hike-a-thon!
“SAT April 28 Hike 10am-3pm; Celebration at MLK Community Center 3-5pm! A fundraiser for the ...”
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Next Book Group Meeting
“Bringing it To the Table by Wendell Berry Details: Where: Marisa's House (4725 5th Ave NE, ...”
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FRI March 16 ACTION: Demand that Gates Foundation Sever all Ties to Monsanto
“Friday, March 16: A Global Day of Action - Shut Down Monsanto! In Seattle, 11AM – ...”
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FOOD POLICY COUNCIL RESEARCH INTERNSHIP, Spring 2012
“CAGJ seeks an intern who will do research co-coordinated by the Puget Sound Regional Council’s ...”
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CAGJ Director Heather Day’s Speech at March 16, 2012 Action Protesting Gates Foundation’s ties to Monsanto
“AGRA Watch is a campaign of CAGJ that since 2007 has been working in solidarity ...”
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April 17 is International Day of Peasant Struggle!
“La Via Campesina, of which CAGJ is a member through the National Family Farm Coalition, ...”
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Report back from Rio+20 People’s Summit: “If they don’t let us dream, we won’t let them sleep”
“By Dean Chahim, UW graduate, founder of Critical Development Forum, CAGJ volunteer who we supported ...”
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Under Cover of Darkness, a Corporate Coup Is Underway
“The highly secretive pact, dubbed "NAFTA on steroids," is so invasive it would even limit ...”
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The Farm Bill works its way through Congress: Northwest Farm Bill Action Group Launches Campaign for a Fair Farm Bill
“By John Fawcett-Long, NW Farm Bill Action Group Steering Committee Member The Senate Version – A ...”
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Educate & oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership - "NAFTA of the Pacific"
“Trans Pacific Partnership FTA – TPP FTA Trade negotiators from the United States and eight other ...”
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The 2008 Farm Bill Expires September 30 – Will we get a new one for 2012?
“By John Fawcett-Long, Steering Committee Member, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group (NWFBAG) The 2008 Farm Bill ...”
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AGRA Watch challenges Gates Foundation's claims to support agroecology, made in May 14, 2012 KUOW interview
“On May 14, 2012, Roy Steiner, the Gates Foundation's director for agricultural development, was interviewed ...”
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Treaty Like It’s 1999: Connecting the Dots on Trade - From Japan, Raj Patel...
“From Japan, Raj Patel on the expansion of the Trans-Pacific trade agreement and the homegrown ...”
Life Without a Farm Bill: What’s at Stake?
“October 1st, 2012, By National Sustainable Agricultural Coalition As of today, our nation’s food and farm ...”
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Local Activists Celebrate National Food Day by Protesting a Possible New Wal-Mart Store In Seattle's Central District
“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2012 Contact: Heather Day, Cell: 206-724-2243, Email: hred2011@gmail.com Concerned Seattle residents will ...”
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Dec. 7: CAGJ Book Release PARTY!
Hunger is Political: Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Social Movements
“By Tanya Kerssen,  a researcher at Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy and author ...”
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Central Co-op Teach-Out! Reflection
“Teach-Out! Reflection Central Co-op, January 22, 2011, by Molly Woodring With a new logo and a return ...”
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Making Hay is as Messy as Making Sausages: Deregulating GE Alfalfa
“Making Hay is as Messy as Making Sausages: Deregulating GE Alfalfa By Phil Bereano Phil ...”
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Seattle Farm Bill Principles Released
“City Councilmember Richard Conlin just put out this press release, announcing the City of Seattle ...”
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Roots of Recent Uprisings, by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair
“Mainstream coverage of the Egyptian uprising depicts protests dominated by youth-- organizing using Facebook and ...”
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March Book Group!
“ We are reading A Nation of Farmers by Sharon Astyk and Aaron Newton for the ...”
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Thurs April 28: Art+Agriculture #2 w/ Novella Carpenter & okanomodé
“Come out this Thursday April 28th at beautiful Washington Hall and support CAGJ on a panel ...”
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Sunday May 1 is May Day: March with CAGJ!
“March for Immigrant Rights! We’re All Workers!  Washington-Arizona-Wisconsin: The Same Struggle! 12:30 - Meet at corner ...”
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SAT May 14, Teach-Out! Seattle Youth Garden Works during Spring into Bed!
“Teach-Out Work Party 10 am-2pm, Celebration at Pratt Park 3-6 pm! CAGJ is partnering with Seattle ...”
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WED July 27 Wendell Berry Book Group
“Inspired by the recent Wendell Berry speaking event hosted by Seattle Arts & Lectures, CAGJ’s ...”
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SAT Aug 6: Cafe Justicia-A Food Justice Secret Cafe
“Cafe Justicia (A Food Justice Secret Cafe) Support the scholarship fund of the Food, Farms, and ...”
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GMOs Coming to Parks and Lawns Near You
“By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair On the Friday before 4th of July Weekend the USDA discreetly ...”
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Dance the Tango for CAGJ
“Come dance the Argentine Tango with your fellow CAGJ activists and friends on Sunday Oct ...”
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Reports from CAGJ Delegation to Oaxaca, Mexico
“From Sept 21 through Oct 1, 2011 several CAGJ members and others joined a Witness ...”
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Teach-Out! Report: Hilltop Urban Gardens - HUG
“October 22, 2011: Teach-Out to Hilltop Urban Gardens, by Erin McLaughlin, CAGJ Intern See PHOTO ALBUM ...”
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Lessons From Oaxaca to Occupy Movement: A Delegate Reports Back
“By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair and Delegate on joint CAGJ/Witness for Peace Delegation in September ...”
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Notes on a Global Occupation
“By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair The dominance of neoliberal policies has made our world a crony ...”
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Michael Taylor at FDA: Another Fox Guarding the Henhouse?
“Article by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair On January 13, Michael Taylor was officially named deputy commissioner ...”
Come celebrate the publication of Our Food, Our Right!
“Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice Publication Party Date: February 26th, 7-10 pm Location: Hidmo ...”
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May 8: Spring Into Bed Teach-out!
“Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle Sat. May 8, 10 – 3pm optional celebration 4-8pm AN OPPORTUNITY ...”
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June 5: Join CAGJ at Green Festival & for AGRA Watch Film Night!
“June is a busy time for CAGJ. We hope you can join us at one ...”
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Seattle Employment Not Harmed by NAFTA? O RLY?
“Our allies at Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch posted a revealing piece on U.S. Trade ...”
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Deepwater: An Unnatural Disaster on a Massive Scale
“By Reid Mukai On April 20th, 2010 an explosion rocked the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in ...”
Call to Action: June 4th, Stand with Haiti's Farmers!
“CALL TO ACTION! Join AGRA Watch Friday June 4, 2010, as we march in solidarity ...”
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CAGJ blogs from US Social Forum in Detroit!
“CAGJ has a large contingent of activists at the US Social Forum in Detroit this ...”
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More blog posts from the US Social Forum!
“Here are a couple more posts from the US Social Forum - still more to ...”
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More Reports from Detroit & US Social Forum
“Please read more reports from US Social Forum by CAGJ and others below! 1. Report on ...”
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US Social Forum Food Sovereignty Declaration
“CAGJ members participated in the US Peoples Movement Assembly (PMA) on Food Justice and Sovereignty ...”
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Sunday 8/22 Teach Out! Laughing Crow Farm, Bainbridge
“Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A ...”
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CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back, Wed 8/25
“CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back Wed August 25th,
6:30-9:00pm Location: Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant (20th & Jackson in Central District, ...”
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For Immediate Release: GATES FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MONSANTO
“ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25th, 2010 Contact: Travis English, AGRA Watch (206) 335-4405 Brenda Biddle, The Evergreen State College & ...”
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Media and online community react to AGRA Watch press release!
“CAGJ's AGRA Watch project put out a press release on August 25th highlighting the connections ...”
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SAT-SUN, Sept 18-19 Teach Out to Yakima!
“Teach-Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL ...”
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Sat 9/25 AGRA Watch Film Night!
“In Honor of Hunger Action Month, CAGJ Presents… An AGRA Watch Film Night! COME JOIN US FOR ...”
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Fri 10/29: AGRA Watch Film Night & CAGJ Fundraiser!
“The World According to Monsanto AGRA Watch documented the ties between the Bill and Melinda Gates ...”
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10/24 Teach-Out with Alleycat Acres!
“Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A ...”
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Sign-on letter to the Gates Foundation
“Sign-on letter to the Gates Foundation sponsored by AGRA Watch/Community Alliance for Global Justice, La ...”
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Trade Justice at NW Chocolate Festival Oct 23 & 24!
“Northwest Chocolate Festival www.nwchocolatefestival.com Seattle Center Northwest Rooms October 23rd and 24th! All day admission $12.50 or e-mail nwchocvol@gmail.com ...”
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Monsanto Starting to Reap What They Sow?
Reflection on Teach-Out to Alleycat Acres
“by Ashley Rumble, CAGJ Intern Each month Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) organizes “teach-outs”. Modeled ...”
CAGJ Member’s Reflections on 2010 Community Food Security Conference
“Aubrey Jenkins: I had the opportunity to visit & volunteer at ‘Our School at Blair Grocery’ ...”
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Dec 1 Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle
“Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND PARTICIPATE IN A ...”
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AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE
“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  From Seattle to Cancun: International Coalition Calls on Gates Foundation for Real ...”
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Coverage of AGRA Watch Press Release
“On the event of the COP16 UN Climate Change Conference, and the huge demonstrations outside, AGRA Watch ...”
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Witness for Peace and CAGJ Event a Success!
“CAGJ recently co-sponsored an event at Seattle's Labor Temple called "Let Us Eat! Food Security, ...”
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9th Annual MAY 1 MARCH & RALLY - March with CAGJ!
“Presented by El Comite Pro-Reforma Migratoria Y Justicia Social/The Committee for Immigration Reform and Social ...”
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Mon 8/24 - PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO
“TAKE ACTION – PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO MONDAY 8/24 – 10:30 AM – 1PM UFCW Local 21, ...”
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CAGJ's 5th Teach Out! - Vashon Island!
“Join CAGJ’s Teach Out! Saturday September 5th: Visit Vashon Island Farms and Farmer's Market! Teach Out! ...”
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N30 Events in Seattle
“After taking action during the day for climate justice, fair trade, and immigrant rights, take ...”
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Happy N30! Join us in the Streets & at UW at 7pm!
“Climate-Trade-Immigrant Justice NOW Westlake Plaza, south end of park, 12 - 5 12noon-1245: Cimate! Justice! Assembly Street ...”
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Press Coverage of WTO Protests 10 Years Later
“Though the mainstream Seattle media focused on mostly on confrontations, tear gas, and "where were ...”
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“So far so good!”
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Thanks for making our second SLEE Dinner and Fair a success!
“Thanks to dozens of volunteers, hundreds of attendees, farmers, tabling organizations, sponsors and donors, and ...”
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Derailing Doha and the Pathway to a New Paradigm
“ How WTO’s collapse clears the way to solve today’s food, fuel, and financial crises By Victor ...”
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Nov 2: Sustainable Alternatives to a Culture in Crisis, Celebrate Madison Market's 30th Aniversary
“Come hear CAGJ's Director, Heather Day, and two of CAGJ's Advisory Board members, Viki Sonntag ...”
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CAGJ Signs Call to Action to Confront Food Crisis!
“Today CAGJ signed on to the Call to Action of the US Working Group on ...”
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United Students for Fair Trade Convergence
“United Students for Fair Trade Convergence, "Fair Trade: Taking It Forward" University of Washington HUB, Seattle November ...”
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Dr. Carol Thompson, African Scholar - visits Seattle, December 4-6
“CAGJ is proud to host Dr Thompson, Professor of Political Science Northern Arizona University. ...”
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