Gratitude for a Beautiful SLEE 2018

THANK YOU to everyone who made CAGJ’s 12th annual SLEE Dinner such a success! A special thank you to Edgar Franks, Farmworker organizer with Community to Community Development whose keynote, “The Legacy We Inherit: Luchando por una vida AgroEcologica” was a brilliant reflection on both what we are up against, and what gives us hope […]

First Pacific NW Agroecology Encuentro Grows Our Movement!

CAGJ joined with Community to Community, Hilltop Urban Gardens and Got Green to organize the first Pacific Northwest Agroecology Enceuntro which took place August 24-25 in Bellingham, WA. Over 50 farmers, farmworkers and organizers from Washington, Oregon, and California as well as Atlanta and New York came together to develop a shared analysis of the […]

Reflection: First Month of Rise Up! Summer School, on African Food Sovereignty

By Haruka Nagano and Neo Mazur, Summer School participants Reading Group Discussion On June 12, CAGJ held a dinner potluck and discussion to launch the Rise Up! Summer School, an anti-oppression leadership development program exploring food sovereignty movements situated in our local area. Enjoying the amazing food each participant brought, we started off with 25 […]

Daily Vigils to Demand Just Treatment of Immigrants and Refugees

Join us for daily week-day (M-F) VIGIL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS in front of the Seattle ICE office, 1000 2nd Ave (between Spring and Madison in downtown Seattle). At this time, daily vigils are planned until July 20; we will announce here and on Facebook if we decide to extend. Learn more and follow updates on […]

Seeking SLEE Volunteers & Interns!

Calling on all CAGJ members and volunteers! Help make CAGJ’s SLEE Dinner spectacular again this year! We are seeking new interns, and folks who have a few hours (or more) to volunteer in the CAGJ office. Want to gain an on-the-ground view of grassroots organizing and learn valuable tools to support nonprofits? By working with […]

Reflections on Kamayan Farm Teach-Out

By Kate Hamilton, CAGJ Intern On May 20 CAGJ hosted a Teach-Out at Kamayan Farm with farmer Ari de Leña, who gave the keynote at the 2017 SLEE Dinner (watch “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience“). Check out Teach-Out photos on Facebook! Kamayan Farm is located in the Snoqualmie Valley near Carnation. The farm got […]

PRESS RELEASE: Film & Webinar Today “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 Contact: Jaydee Hanson, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety; 202-547-9359 Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice; 215-873-4672   “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest,” Premieres Today Indigenous Tribes and Advocacy Groups Host a Panel on Genetically Engineered […]

Salmon People: A backgrounder to Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

This backgrounder is part of the Study Guide for the short film “Salmon People”. Check out our Film Study Guide, and Resources on GE Salmon and Northwest Native Resistance. Click here for the PDF: CAGJ Salmon People Backgrounder.   Watch the short film! Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest […]

Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate April 17: International Day of Peasant Struggle

CAGJ is proud to be a member of National Family Farm Coalition, who is a member of La Via Campesina. For immediate release – April 16, 2018 Contact: John Peck (608.345.3918), Anthony Pahnke (612.916.9148), Lisa Griffith(773.319.5838) Family Farmers, Fishers and Food Workers Urge Eaters Everywhere to Contact Their Elected Officials and Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate […]