PRESS RELEASE: World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa: Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Critical Work of Small…

PRESS RELEASE: Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 Corbin Laedlein, Global Linkages Program Coordinator, WhyHunger |corbin@whyhunger.org |+27 064 738 4703 (South Africa)   Agroecology Community Leaders Travel…

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Food Sovereignty Prize honors grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system

2017 Food Sovereignty Prize Live on 10/17/17 to honor grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system CONTACT: Ahna Kruzic, Director of Publications & Communications, Food First akruzic@foodfirst.org, (510) 927-5379 SEATTLE, WA – The US…

Patty Murray: Support the GE Salmon Labeling Act!

In July, Senate Bill 1528 – Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, was introduced to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Murkowski (R) from Alaska, and co-sponsored by…

CAGJ Statement on Charlottesville and Food Justice

Community Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with the activists who experienced horrific violence carried out by white supremacists throughout last week’s acts of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia. As an anti-racist organization, CAGJ’s work…

CAGJ Job Announcement: SLEE Coordinator, part-time July-Nov

We are seeking a SLEE Dinner Coordinator to continue the work of organizing our 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner, to take place on Saturday, October 21. This position is based in our Seattle office…

Save the Date: October 21 is SLEE!

Save the date! October 21, 2017 - Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! (SLEE) Dinner

 Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) grew out of the seeds of a mass people’s movement, the 1999 shutdown of the World Trade Organization. CAGJ’s 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner aims to grow…

Got Green: A Victory For Food Security!

After months of community outreach and organizing, many city council meetings, and lots of work, Got Green’s campaign to close the food security gap with the Mayor’s proposed sugary beverage tax WON! At yesterday’s hearing, Seattle…

THANK YOU for GivingBIG and Giving for Membership Month!

THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who GaveBIG to CAGJ, and to those who helped us earn our $3500 Membership Month Matching Grant! We are doing so well, we are reaching for last year’s total of…

In the Times of the Trump Regime and a Republican Congress: An AGRA Watch Member’s Perspective on Our Commitment

By: Megumi Sugihara, PhD, AGRA Watch Member “Food will occupy a special role in this historical drama, because how we produce and consume food largely determines how our society is organized… our food systems are pivotal sites…