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…

April is CAGJ Membership Month

Food Sovereignty is an act of resilience Watch our 1 minute video about why giving to CAGJ promotes food sovereignty!  Each April, CAGJ rallies our base of support through Membership Month. We ask our community to…

Review of New Report from African Centre on Biodiversity and Friends of the Earth on an African Agroecological Revolution

By Emma Shorr, AGRA Watch Co-Chair The inability of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, other philanthrocapitalist foundations, and governmental aid organizations to feed people on the African continent is clearly outlined in Who will feed…

Report-back: Wild Salmon Cookout Honoring Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

Photos and Video: See more photos of the event on Facebook Watch a video of the full event on YouTube On March 11, 2017 over 200 people came out to a community gathering at the Longhouse…

PRESS RELEASE: Cook-out Event Honors Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

CONTACT:  Simone Adler, Community Alliance for Global Justice | 215.873.4672 | simone@cagj.org  Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project | 360.471.8384 | vsegrest@gmail.com  MARCH 10, 2017, SEATTLE, WA – Tomorrow, Saturday March 11, an estimated 200 people will…

SAT March 11: Wild Salmon Cook-out, Stand With Northwest Tribes To Stop GE Fish!

SAT March 11th, 10:30AM- 1:30PM PLEASE RSVP by emailing fjp@cagj.org Location: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House – On the University of Washington campus, 4249 Whitman Court, Seattle, WA 98195. See directions below! Join us for a salmon…

Challenge the #GlobalSeedGrab

Dear community, A few weeks ago, we shared about the World Bank’s dangerous Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project and the particular threats it poses to African agriculture (read our analysis here). Now is the…

Genetically Engineered Salmon: A Profit-making Frankenfish for whom?

By Chloe Landrieu Murphy, CAGJ Intern This blog is the first in a series by CAGJ to elucidate the issues we aim to address in our Food Justice Project Solidarity Campaign highlighting Northwest tribal opposition to…

Why do the World Bank’s new indicators, “Enabling the Business of Agriculture” pose a threat to African agriculture?

By Matt Canfield AGRA Watch has long been concerned with the Gates Foundation’s funding for agri-business and pro-corporate agricultural policies in Africa. However, what was at first a simple model of philanthrocapitalism—the use of apparent philanthropy…