SLEE 2022 Gratitude

Our 16th Annual SLEE – Back together again! We can’t thank you enough for attending CAGJ’s 16th Annual SLEE! There couldn’t have been a better setting than outdoors in the MLK Fame Garden where we enjoyed garden tours and a keynote from Black Star Farmers, music by Sin Fronteras, and delicious appetizers made with local […]

Backlash Against GMO Cowpeas Being Released Commercially in West Africa

Summary by AGRA Watch intern Sarah Muniz As reported by the African Centre for Biosafety, in the spring of this year, a coalition of NGOs, research experts, and farmer groups demanded that the Nigerian government prohibit the release of genetically modified cowpeas (Bt Cowpea) for public sale.  Cowpeas, popularly known as black-eyed peas in the […]

Women Farmers in Africa are Leading the Way Towards Agroecological Food Systems

Summary by AGRA Watch intern Sarah Muniz In Africa, about 60% of people work as small-scale food producers in some capacity, and at least half of those are women.  Women play a critical role in agriculture, including in sorting, saving, and sharing seeds. A recent report entitled ​​African Women Speak Out for Agroecology details how […]

Come to SLEE & Volunteer this SATURDAY!

SAT July 16th, 3 – 6PM Pacific 16th Annual SLEE Gala – Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Click here to purchase tickets Volunteers get in for free! We are still seeking volunteers to help on Saturday: Come early to help set-up and decorate, and/or come an hour before to help as a server, silent auction helper, […]

SAT July 16th, 3-6PM: 16th Annual SLEE Gala

16th Annual SLEE Gala Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! Click here to purchase tickets CAGJ’s 16th SLEE Gala celebrates Black and Indigenous led food justice organizing in Seattle with our keynote by Black Star Farmers. Join us in-person outdoors for a Covid-safe gathering! Date: Saturday, July 16th, 2022 Time: 3 – 6 PM PDT Location: MLK Fame […]

Report-back: CAGJ Urban Hike-a-Thon for Food Justice

On Saturday May 21st an amazing thing happened: CAGJ had our first in-person event since the pandemic started! Thanks to nearly 50 donors, we raised over 2K and are able to support Familias Unidas por la Justicia and Black Star Farmers with a $700 donation to support their transformative work for food sovereignty. We are […]

SAT May 21, 10-2: Urban Hike-a-Thon for Food Justice

Join CAGJ for Urban Food Justice Hike-a-Thon on Beacon Hill All proceeds benefit Black Star Farmers, Familias Unidas por la Justicia Farmworker Union & CAGJ Please Register today: tinyurl.com/CAGJHIKE Help publicize: Share the Facebook event Donate: Help us reach our goal of $5000 for food justice organizing Join us for a fun urban hike this […]

Urban Hike-a-thon for Food Justice. Sat May 21 10am-4pm. Fundraise for CAGJ, Familias Unidas por la Justicia, and Black Star Farmers, while learning about food justice organizing on Beacon Hill! Text next to a hiking boot with tomato plants growing out of it.

May 2022 CAGJ E-news

CAGJ Monthly E-Newsletter | MAY 3, 2022 HEADLINES | CAGJ HAPPENINGS | TAKE ACTION | CAGJ NEWS & ANALYSIS | COMMUNITY CALENDAR | Get Involved! Upcoming CAGJ Meetings GiveBIG to CAGJ! All gifts up to 10K during Membership Month will be matched thanks to UFCW 3000 and generous members! Donate here. SAT May 21, 10am […]