SAT 6/27 Webinar: Farmworker Organizing in the Face of the Pandemic

Thank you to everyone who attended the webinar! The recording is available on our YouTube channel: YOU ARE INVITED SAT June 27, 3 – 4:30PM PST Farmworker Organizing in the Face of the Pandemic: Update from Familias Unidas por la Justicia Farmworker Union Please join us this Saturday to hear an update from FUJ President […]

Support the SLEE Dinner!

Support the SLEE Dinner! To help in any of the following ways, please contact this year’s coordinator, Sara Lavenhar: sara(at)cagj.org. Donate to Silent Auction! Need some help brainstorming what to donate to the Silent Auction? Here are some ideas: What restaurants do you frequent? Could you get a gift certificate? Would the chef host dinner […]

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 […]