2020 Food Sovereignty Prize announced!

Happy World Food Day!  On behalf of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, we are thrilled to award the 12th Food Sovereignty Prize to Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine and the All Nepal Peasants’ Federation! CAGJ is very proud to have been awarded Honorable Mention the first year the Prize was awarded, to La Via […]

Media Release OCT 12: COMMUNITY MEMBERS DISRUPT GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON RELEASE

Contact:  Simone Adler | 215-873-4672 | [email protected] For Immediate Release: October 12, 2020   COMMUNITY MEMBERS DISRUPT GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON RELEASE SEATTLE, WA, October 12, 2020 – On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Coast Salish activists and members of the Muckleshoot Tribe joined with community organizers from the Uprooted & Rising (UNR) Seattle branch and Community Alliance […]

SAT October 17: CAGJ’s 14th Annual SLEE Gala – Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere!

Community Alliance for Global Justice grew out of a mass people’s movement that shut down the World Trade Organization in 1999, and continues to work toward transforming unjust trade and agricultural practices. CAGJ’s 14th annual SLEE Gala (Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere) will highlight the hope embodied by youth on the front lines of the food justice movement. Keynote: Chef Tarik […]

Media Release: U.S. Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Pushing Agribusiness Agenda and Attacking Agroecology at the United Nations

A national alliance of farmers, workers, and fishers says agroecology and the human right to food are needed now more than ever to stop climate change and ensure that everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food For Immediate Release October 1, 2020 Contact: Jordan Treakle, 202-543-5675, [email protected] Ahna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, [email protected] The U.S. Food Sovereignty […]

Experts in agroecology withdraw from Cornell Alliance for Science Agroecology Webinar, cite bias of CAS

Blog authored by AGRA Watch Tomorrow, October 1st, the Cornell Alliance for Science is hosting a webinar on Agroecology. Given the Alliance’s established record of attacking agroecology and acting as a mouthpiece for the biotech industry, we were concerned that the presentation would be another opportunity for CAS to distort and misrepresent agroecology. Thus we […]

Watch the #BlockCorporateSalmon Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty

Watch the #BlockCorporateSalmon Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty YouTube link: https://youtu.be/jTE1YSb4sZw On September 23, 2020 we had the privilege of hearing from Valerie Segrest and Fawn Sharp, two indigenous women who are leading efforts to block genetically engineered salmon in the Northwest, and globally. Yasmin Ahmed, an organizer with Uprooted and Rising […]

Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty

#BlockCorporateSalmon: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty DATE CHANGE: Webinar SAT  SEPT 23, 6-7:30PM PDT via Zoom Registration is required: click here.  You will receive the Zoom link the day before the event. Help us publicize! Share this post on social media and share the Facebook event. 2020 is a battleground for the ocean. […]

Watch the AGRA Watch Webinar! “The Struggle over Agroecology”

The AGRA Watch campaign of Community Alliance for Global Justice was thrilled to host our report launch and Webinar on August 8, 2020,  “The Struggle over Agroecology: Mapping and Mobilizing against the Gates Foundation’s Influence in African Agriculture”. In the webinar, we presented the findings of our new publication, “Messengers of Gates’ Agenda: A Study […]

Elizabeth Mpofu Presentation: AGRA Watch Webinar & Report Launch

Elizabeth Mpofu, Co-founder of ZIMSOFF and General Coordinator of La Via Campesina Presentation prepared for AGRA Watch Webinar and Report Launch:  “The Struggle Over Agroecology: Mapping and Mobilizing against the Gates Foundation’s Influence in African Agriculture” August 8, 2020 Elizabeth’s presentation is shared here, as she was unable to share all of her remarks in […]

New AGRA Watch Report: “Messengers of Gates’ Agenda: A Case Study of the Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows Program””

The AGRA Watch program of Community Alliance for Global Justice is pleased to present a new report, “Messengers of Gates’ Agenda: A Case Study of the Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows Program”. The study exposes how the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation uses the cover of an institution of higher education to spread […]