An End-of-Year Letter to our Members & Supporters

Dear CAGJ friend— What a year it has been. We write to you full of hope, uncertainty, excitement, apprehension, love, loss, gratitude, overwhelm, and with a sense of yearning, that perhaps this year of crisis may also be the birthplace of a world new. We honor the Black Lives Matter movement in particular for engaging […]

Navdanya & Vandana Shiva Launch New Report & Webinar: Gates to a Global Empire

Summary by AGRA Watch Intern Connor Nakamura AGRA Watch’s research on the Cornell Alliance for Science was featured recently in the “Gates to a Global Empire” report published by Navdanya. The report includes contributions from a variety of leading experts and civil society movements leaders, aiming to highlight “the dangers of philanthrocapitalism, which is boosting […]

Give thanks, and TAKE ACTION for Salmon and NW Tribes

By Momo Wilms-Crowe, Food Justice Project Co-Chair Hello to my amazing FJP family! Most of you are likely taking today to celebrate so-called Thanksgiving with your family and loved ones in some capacity or another (with perhaps varying degrees of Zoom). I hope you are leaning into rest and celebration and gratitude — all such […]

New Report: Food for All or Feeding the Data Colossus? The Future of Food in a Digital World

Blog post by AGRA Watch Intern Connor Nakamura “The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the global resource grab in our food and agriculture systems. The encompassing digitalization of the core ecological and social components of these systems is the new means of making vast profits. Approaches that claim precision through efficient utilization of resources are, in […]

Virtual SLEE Builds Community! Thank you!

THANK YOU for a beautiful SLEE! SLEE was beautiful! CAGJ wishes to warmly thank everyone who contributed to making CAGJ’s 14th Annual SLEE and 1st virtual gala a great success! If you missed it, not to worry, you can join the one hour of festivities by clicking here! And below we share links to several […]

New report: Rogue Capitalism and the Financialization of Territories and Nature

Blog post by AGRA Watch Intern Connor Nakamura A recent report published by FIAN International, the Transnational Institute, and Focus on the Global South examines how finance capitalism is driving environmental destruction by transforming land and nature into financial assets.  This commodification of land and natural resources has created a $217 trillion real estate market […]

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 […]


Contact:  Simone Adler | 215-873-4672 | 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 […]