Food Justice is Racial Justice: Donate to strengthen Black Food Sovereignty

CAGJ joins the Week of Action in Defense of Black Lives. June 2, 2020: “We Demand a Divestment from the Police and Investment In Black Communities” Food Justice is Racial Justice. We appreciate Civil Eats for creating this list to facilitate our support of organizations who strengthen food justice, land access, and food access in […]

Readings & Materials for Rise Up! CAGJ Summer School 2020

Rise Up! Summer School 2020: Cultivating Resilient Food Systems in Times of Crisis CAGJ is hosting Rise Up! Summer School  during the summer of 2020. Registration is now full. However, we are making all curriculum available to everyone interested! We’ve broken down our Summer School resources into three tiers: Foundational, Supplemental, and Deep Dive.  Overview: […]

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

UPDATED ACTION ALERT! Show your Solidarity Today with WA’s Farmworkers: Covid-19 Protections Now! ***please forward widely*** Familias Unidas por la Justicia and Community to Community Development have been working in Yakima County these past few weeks, supporting farmworker strikes in solidarity with workers who have walked off the job due to health and safety concerns […]

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 […]

The Nation: Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox

The Nation: “Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox” Originally Published: March 17th, 2020 By Tim Schwab Summarized by AGRA Watch Intern Aya Wallaia Tim Schwab is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC, whose investigation into the Gates Foundation was part of a 2019 Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship. This report was published in The Nation on March […]