Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Des Moines, Iowa, United States – September 1, 2015 Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share Food Sovereignty Prize In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S….

SLEE 2015 was a Great Success! Thanks to all!

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Thank you to everyone that attended the 9th Annual SLEE dinner on August 1st.  Close to 300 attendees raised almost $25,000 for CAGJ’s organizing!

Report exposes how the food industry is paying to manipulate the media around food

Earlier this summer Friends of the Earth published a report titled “Spinning Food,” which details how the industrial food industry is working to manipulate public opinion and understanding about the food system, and is undermining public knowledge about the benefits of diversified and ecological food systems. The industrial food sector is spending millions of dollars […]

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…