Show your Solidarity Today with WA’s Farmworkers: Covid-19 Protections Now!

ACTION ALERT! Show your Solidarity Today with WA’s Farmworkers: Covid-19 Protections Now! ***please forward widely*** Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) and Community to Community Development (C2C) are currently (as of May 21, 2020) supporting six farmworker strikes in Yakima County in solidarity with workers who have walked off the job due to health and […]

Register for CAGJ’s Rise Up! Summer School: June – Aug 2020

Cultivating Resilient Food Systems in Times of Crisis Rise Up! Summer School is a 3-month political education and leadership development program for community members, which offers an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the problems in our food system, while being part of creating the change we want to see. Across the world, we […]

#GiveBIG to CAGJ for Membership Month

Support CAGJ to support a Just Transition for Food Sovereignty! Today, May 6th is #GiveBIG! Support CAGJ today by donating and spreading the word. We are so grateful to everyone who already chose CAGJ as the recipient of one of your GiveBIG donations – Thank you! Help CAGJ Reach our 10K Membership Month Goal Thanks […]

CAGJ Letter to US Trade Rep regarding proposed US-Kenya Free Trade Agreement

In February 2020, President Trump and Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta announced their intent to negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement, and in March, Trump formally notified Congress of its intention to move forward with negotiations. In April CAGJ submitted the following comments to the US Trade Representative expressing our concerns with the proposed agreement, including […]

About the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest free-trade agreement negotiated since the World Trade Organization. The trade zone would stretch across 12 countries (The United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam) and other countries may join later.  Lori Wallach calls the TPP “NAFTA on steroids” because it […]

Membership Month & 2019 CAGJ Annual Report!

APRIL IS CAGJ MEMBERSHIP MONTH! Soon you should receive CAGJ’s beautiful 2019 Annual Report in the mail. You can also check it out on our website! I hope you and your family safe, and in good health. These are such challenging times, and I am grateful for all that the CAGJ community is doing to […]

Covid-19 Relief Funds for Food Workers, Farmers, and Vulnerable Communities

Please share these resources widely, and donate generously to these relief funds if you are able! This resource list is also available online as a GoogleDoc. In addition to these funds, some WA food banks are listed here. Funds for Food Workers & Farmers in Washington State #WeFeedUs Fund — Uprooted and Rising Supports people […]

AFSA COVID-19 Statement:  A Time for Solidarity and Resilience

Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Statement COVID-19:  A time for solidarity and resilience We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in our many and diverse constituencies across Africa. We send a message of hope that each one of you and your family is coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and […]

Letter to Editor Regarding “Thalidomide’s Legacy” and the Precautionary Principle

Letter to Editor by Phil Bereano, CAGJ Member, and Helena Paul, Co-Director of EcoNexus, UK All of CAGJ’s work is predicated on the failure of powerful actors—governmental, corporate, philanthropic—to adequately assess the consequences of their policies, especially in a democratic manner which would involve the participation of those most affected. Progressive groups have consistently fought […]

SAT 1/25: CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 2: Vision & Theory of Change

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 2: Vision & Theory of Change Join us! SAT JAN 25, 9am-5pm Location: Our office at Welcome Table Church, 1322 S Bayview St, Seattle 98144. Breakfast, lunch & snacks provided – Register today! Join us for the second of three membership gatherings during our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process! Together with […]