Membership Month & 2019 CAGJ Annual Report!

APRIL IS CAGJ MEMBERSHIP MONTH! Soon you should receive CAGJ’s beautiful 2019 Annual Report in the mail. You can also check it out on our website! I hope you and your family safe, and in good health. These are such challenging times, and I am grateful for all that the CAGJ community is doing to […]

Covid-19 Relief Funds for Food Workers, Farmers, and Vulnerable Communities

Please share these resources widely, and donate generously to these relief funds if you are able! This resource list is also available online as a GoogleDoc. In addition to these funds, some WA food banks are listed here. Funds for Food Workers & Farmers in Washington State #WeFeedUs Fund — Uprooted and Rising Supports people […]

The Nation: Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox

The Nation: “Bill Gates’s Charity Paradox” Originally Published: March 17th, 2020 By Tim Schwab Summarized by AGRA Watch Intern Aya Wallaia Tim Schwab is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC, whose investigation into the Gates Foundation was part of a 2019 Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship. This report was published in The Nation on March […]

AFSA COVID-19 Statement:  A Time for Solidarity and Resilience

Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Statement COVID-19:  A time for solidarity and resilience We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in our many and diverse constituencies across Africa. We send a message of hope that each one of you and your family is coping with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and […]

CAGJ Seeks Food Justice Event Interns — Many Positions Available!

Community Alliance for Global Justice is currently seeking Food Justice Event Interns for Spring and Summer 2020. We are happy to work with students to fulfill requirements for academic credit. Timeframe is flexible. Potential volunteers also welcomed to get involved! We require a minimum of 5 hours per week. Due to COVID-19, this work will […]

Letter to Editor Regarding “Thalidomide’s Legacy” and the Precautionary Principle

Letter to Editor by Phil Bereano, CAGJ Member, and Helena Paul, Co-Director of EcoNexus, UK All of CAGJ’s work is predicated on the failure of powerful actors—governmental, corporate, philanthropic—to adequately assess the consequences of their policies, especially in a democratic manner which would involve the participation of those most affected. Progressive groups have consistently fought […]

Leaving CAGJ with deep gratitude

Dear CAGJ Community, I am writing to let you know that I am leaving CAGJ; my last day will be Friday, March 20. It is with many big feelings that I share this news. I love and care deeply about CAGJ and the direction the organization is going. My gratitude overflows for all of the […]

SAT 3/28: CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 3: Purpose, Vision & Theory of Change

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 3: Purpose, Vision & Theory of Change Join us! SAT MAR 28, 9am-4pm Location: Our office at Welcome Table Church, 1322 S Bayview St, Seattle 98144 Breakfast, lunch & snacks provided – Register today! Join us for the final membership gathering of our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process! We’ll confirm CAGJ’s […]

Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

Written by Abdul- Rahman Mohammed (National President and Board Chair of PFAG) Originally Published on  January 16, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia On 14th January 2020, the Ghanaian government through the Minister of Food and Agriculture (Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto) confirmed that Ghana will not integrate GMOs into its agricultural system.  Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto […]