PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Food Sovereignty Prize honors grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system

2017 Food Sovereignty Prize Live on 10/17/17 to honor grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system CONTACT: Ahna Kruzic, Director of Publications & Communications, Food First [email protected], (510) 927-5379 SEATTLE, WA – The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is pleased to announce the honorees of the ninth annual Food Sovereignty Prize: Zimbabwe Small […]

Community Alliance for Global Justice and Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project Joint Statement In Support of the Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, S.1528

Community Alliance for Global Justice and the Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project support S.1528, Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, sponsored by Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) and co-sponsored by Senators Maria Cantwell (WA), Dan Sullivan (AK), and Jeff Merkley (OR). As community organizations working toward food justice and food sovereignty, we support consumers’ right to know about […]

Patty Murray: Support the GE Salmon Labeling Act!

In July, Senate Bill 1528 – Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, was introduced to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Murkowski (R) from Alaska, and co-sponsored by Washington Sen. Cantwell (D), as well as Sen. Sullivan (R) from Arkansas and Sen. Merkley (D) from Oregon. The legislation:  […]

Join Got Green for door-knocking SAT OCT 7TH!

We are excited to share another opportunity to continuing supporting Got Green’s campaign to Close the Food Security Gap! Close the Food Security Gap Door-Knocking Day! SAT OCT 7 10AM – 2PM Meet at the community Room at Claremont Apartments (3333 Rainier Ave S.) for training and an overview of the day. Door-knocking will take […]

CAGJ Statement on Charlottesville and Food Justice

Community Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with the activists who experienced horrific violence carried out by white supremacists throughout last week’s acts of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia. As an anti-racist organization, CAGJ’s work for food sovereignty and justice are dependent on the success of the Black Lives Matter movement and the eradication […]

RNA Interference GMOs to enter South Africa and Nigeria

The African Center for Biodiversity warns that the South African government recently received an application for use of a new variety of GM Maize. The African Center for Biodiversity(ACB) warns in an alert published August 10th, that the South African government recently received an application for the import, feed and processing of a new variety […]

Teach-Out at Mother Earth Farm

SAT JULY 29, 11:30AM – 4:30PM Teach-Out at Mother Earth Farm We are excited for our summer Teach-Out at Mother Earth Farm in the Puyallup Valley! ***RSVP required: Email [email protected] by July 26 for directions, what to bring, and other details.*** Mother Earth Farm is part of the Pierce County Emergency Food Network and distributes 80,000 pounds […]

CAGJ Job Announcement: SLEE Coordinator, part-time July-Nov

We are seeking a SLEE Dinner Coordinator to continue the work of organizing our 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner, to take place on Saturday, October 21. This position is based in our Seattle office and will be 10hrs/week from July to November. In order to pass off the training from our current coordinator, we […]

In the Times of the Trump Regime and a Republican Congress: An AGRA Watch Member’s Perspective on Our Commitment

By: Megumi Sugihara, PhD, AGRA Watch Member “Food will occupy a special role in this historical drama, because how we produce and consume food largely determines how our society is organized… our food systems are pivotal sites for systemic social, political, and economic transformation.”  — Ahna Kruzic and Eric Holt-Gimenez, Food First. If you are like me, […]

See the Ripple Effects: #GiveBIG to CAGJ now through May 10!

Make your Membership Month gift to CAGJ go further by giving now through Wednesday May 10! CAGJ is participating in GiveBIG, the annual online giving event on May 10 organized by the Seattle Foundation, and we hope you will support our work by making a donation! Seattle Foundation will “stretch” your gift, and CAGJ’s $3500 […]