March Against Monsanto- May 23, 2015

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CAGJ was excited to participate in Seattle’s March Against Monsanto rally at Westlake Park this past Saturday- May 23, 2015- to say NO to the terrible biotech/bigAgra models presented by Monsanto. Heather Day, CAGJ’s ED, spoke…

April is Membership Month!

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Membership Month is when we ask our community to step up and support CAGJ by pledging money or time.

Media Round-up: March 23, 2015 Seattle and London Actions protesting Seed Privatization meeting in London

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PRESS RELEASE: Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, heather@cagj.org Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems Simultaneous Demonstrations in London and Seattle SEATTLE, WA —…

PRESS ADVISORY: Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, heather@cagj.org   Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa SEATTLE, WA…

Africa-US Summit Report Published

We recently published a full report on the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit which we hosted October 12-14, 2014. The report describes the current and historical context of both US and African agriculture, as participants shared…

‘Yes, we have no bananas’

CAGJ authors were recently published in Third World Resurgence with an article about the ‘Super Banana’. ‘Yes, we have no bananas’ The drive by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to introduce a genetically engineered ‘super…

Update and Media Round-up: GM Banana Open Letter

In October 2014, participants of the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit committed to working together to contest the development and implementation of the GM Banana. The so called “super banana” was genetically engineered in Australia to…

Book Discussion: This Changes Everything

CAGJ Climate Justice Book Discussion and Potluck TUES January 27, 6 – 9pm Location: Central Co-op Rochdale Room, 19th and Madison. In 2014, CAGJ committed to prioritizing taking action on climate justice. To inspire and inform…

Moving Forward from the Summit- Tackling the GM Banana

CAGJ’s AGRA Watch project hosted the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit in Seattle October 10 – 14, 2014. The four-day meetings brought together a range of grassroots organizations, progressive funders, and international networks working towards food…