Daily Vigils to Demand Just Treatment of Immigrants and Refugees

Join us for daily week-day (M-F) VIGIL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS in front of the Seattle ICE office, 1000 2nd Ave (between Spring and Madison in downtown Seattle). At this time, daily vigils are planned until July 20; we will announce here and on Facebook if we decide to extend. Learn more and follow updates on […]

Synthetic Biology Threatens African Biodiversity, Health, and Livelihoods

By Jean Fallow, AGRA Watch Intern This is a summary of the report “What Does Synthetic Biology Mean for Africa?” by Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji and Mariam Mayet of the Building International Capacity on Synthetic Biology Assessment and Governance (BICSBAG) Project, which is coordinated by the African Center for Biodiversity, ETC Group, and the Third World […]

Seeking SLEE Volunteers & Interns!

Calling on all CAGJ members and volunteers! Help make CAGJ’s SLEE Dinner spectacular again this year! We are seeking new interns, and folks who have a few hours (or more) to volunteer in the CAGJ office. Want to gain an on-the-ground view of grassroots organizing and learn valuable tools to support nonprofits? By working with […]

Philanthrocapitalism: The Gates Foundation’s African programmes are not charity

By AGRA Watch Member, Phil Bereano. Published in Third World Resurgence, December 2017. The activities of the Gates Foundation are a major example of what has come to be called ‘philanthrocapitalism’. Phil Bereano argues that philanthrocapitalism is an attempt to use market processes to do good, and therefore problematic as markets are ill-suited to producing […]

Reflections on Kamayan Farm Teach-Out

By Kate Hamilton, CAGJ Intern On May 20 CAGJ hosted a Teach-Out at Kamayan Farm with farmer Ari de Leña, who gave the keynote at the 2017 SLEE Dinner (watch “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience“). Check out Teach-Out photos on Facebook! Kamayan Farm is located in the Snoqualmie Valley near Carnation. The farm got […]

Today is #GiveBIG! Double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is TODAY! All gifts will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of CAGJ’s budget is fueled by our Members! Donate TODAY […]

One week to double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is next WED May 9; you can schedule your gift today, and it will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of […]

PRESS RELEASE: Film & Webinar Today “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2018 Contact: Jaydee Hanson, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Food Safety [email protected]; 202-547-9359 Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice [email protected]; 215-873-4672   “Salmon People: The Risks of Genetically Engineered Fish for the Pacific Northwest,” Premieres Today Indigenous Tribes and Advocacy Groups Host a Panel on Genetically Engineered […]