Give for Food Sovereignty this #GivingTuesday

Dear Community, Today is #GivingTuesday, an annual day of donating to causes we believe in. In the spirit of CAGJ’s grassroots-supported funding model, we are turning upside down the consumer sales days of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” and promoting #GivingTuesday as a chance to put your money into social justice! And today only, you […]

THURS 11/30 Film Screening: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Join CAGJ on 18th Anniversary of WTO Shut-Down! Film Screening: This Is What Democracy Looks Like THURS November 30, 8 – 10pm Attend Anakbayan Delegation Report-Back 6-8pm Location: Hillman City Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 Please help us publicize! Share the Facebook event. On November 30th 1999, a people’s rebellion shut down […]

CAGJ’s Annual Fair Trade for the Holidays Fundraiser

Every year CAGJ offers Fair Trade and local gifts you can feel good about buying, especially because your purchase helps CAGJ continue the good fight! Click here to purchase Nikki McClure’s beautiful 2018 Calendar and CAGJ’s New Tshirts. See below for more gift ideas! 2018 Nikki McClure Calendar: $18, or 3 for $45 Purchase online […]

Article Series on South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange

Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice | simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 International Agroecology Exchange – Reflections from the US Delegation to South Africa Article Series November 2017 through January 2018  November 20, 2017 Update: Links to published articles: Restoring my Indigeneity: Reflections on South Africa Agroecology Exchange by a Queer Black […]

SLEE 2017 was AMAZING! Thank You!

Thank you so much for being a part of the 2017 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner! Thank you for joining us in celebrating another year of organizing for food sovereignty and strong local economies. The incredible meal of local, sustainable food, the wonderful music of Seattle Fandango Project, and a totally packed and SOLD-OUT room […]

SLEE Dinner almost sold out!

CAGJ is excited to announce that the 11th annual SLEE Dinner is almost SOLD OUT! UPDATE: We have closed online registration. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. A great way to get into SLEE (for free!) is to VOLUNTEER! We still need Servers and Kitchen Prep help on Saturday, and […]

PRESS RELEASE: World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa: Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Critical Work of Small Farmers and Fishers   SEATTLE, WA October 17, 2017 – This week is dedicated to acknowledging food and agriculture […]

PRESS RELEASE: Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 Corbin Laedlein, Global Linkages Program Coordinator, WhyHunger |corbin@whyhunger.org |+27 064 738 4703 (South Africa)   Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange SEATTLE, WA October 10, 2017 – Today a delegation of seven African American, […]

SLEE is October 21!

Join CAGJ for 11th Annual SLEE Dinner! SAT Oct 21, 5pm Happy Hour, 6:30pm Dinner Keynote by local farmer Ari de Leña, “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience” Tickets $40-$100 sliding scale: Purchase online, or at the door CAGJ’s annual SLEE Dinner (Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!) is soon! Join us Saturday, October 21 at University […]

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 akruzic@foodfirst.org, (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 […]