Special Appeal: CAGJ Lifts Up Food Sovereignty Solutions

Dear CAGJ supporters, My name is Robyn, and I’m Co-Chair of CAGJ’s Food Justice Project. By participating in CAGJ’s strategic planning and visioning process, I’ve seen first-hand how our members are committed to making CAGJ an organization that adapts and evolves in the face of growing global crises while staying true to our vision of […]

Special Appeal: CAGJ’s Vision for Food Sovereignty

Organizing for food sovereignty means holding a bold vision for transformation of our global food system while creating change on the community level. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign does just that – by building partnerships with farmer networks across the African continent, we organize in solidarity from Seattle. This October, we brought several African leaders here […]

On #GivingTuesday, We Say Thank You: WTO+20 was Magical!

From Vision to Reality: To mark the 20th anniversary of the 1999 WTO protests, CAGJ had a vision: Host a forum with local and international partners to celebrate our victories, and strengthen today’s movements, and channel that energy into an action. We are so grateful to everyone who helped make our vision a reality! Saturday […]

Battle in Seattle 20 Years Later: Activists Honor History and Today’s Movements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Heather Day, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 206-724-2243  [email protected] Kristen Beifus, UFCW 21: 206-992-7913  [email protected]     Battle in Seattle 20 Years Later: Activists Honor History and Today’s Movements SEATTLE, WA November 29, 2019 – Twenty years ago, over 50,000 people took to the streets of Seattle on November 30th […]

CAGJ’s End of Year Appeal & 2019 Accomplishments

Many of you will will receive our end of year letter in the mail this week. If not, here is what you missed! Thank you for donating generously to CAGJ during this giving season, to help us continue to build the global food sovereignty movement! Dear CAGJ Friend:                                                                                               We write to you in the […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: 20th Anniversary of Battle in Seattle, Activists Honor History & Today’s Movements

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contacts: Heather Day, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 206-724-2243  [email protected] Kristen Beifus, UFCW 21: 206-992-7913  [email protected]     On 20th Anniversary of Battle in Seattle, Activists Honor History and Today’s Movements   SEATTLE, WA November 25, 2019 – This Saturday November 30th marks twenty years since the historic grassroots uprising that shut […]

Save Our Food, Free the Seed.

Save Our Food. Free the Seed. Written by Dan Barber for The New York Times Summarized by Becca Fogel   In 2018, Monsanto, the largest seed producer in the world at the time, was acquired by German company Bayer, making it the world’s largest agrochemical and seed company. Today, four companies, Corteva, ChemChina, Bayer and […]

The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

Published by Common Dreams Written by Million Belay, Timothy A. Wise Last month in Ghana, Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, congratulated an illustrious group of corporate and government leaders for “leapfrogging into the future” in their efforts to “modernize” African agriculture with high-yield commercial seeds, fertilizers, and other technologies. Unfortunately, […]