March 13: Who Profits from Philanthropy? A Community Event

TUES March 13, 6:30-8:30PM Who Profits from Philanthropy? A Community Event about “Philanthrocapitalism” and its Alternatives Location: Southside Commons, 3518 S Edmunds St, Seattle, WA 98118   This event is FREE; Food provided. Accessibility Info: the side of the building has a wheelchair accessible ramp with an accessible bathroom located on the same floor. We […]

Article Series on South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange

Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice | simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 International Agroecology Exchange – Reflections from the US Delegation to South Africa Article Series November 2017 through January 2018  November 20, 2017 Update: Links to published articles: Restoring my Indigeneity: Reflections on South Africa Agroecology Exchange by a Queer Black […]

SLEE 2017 was AMAZING! Thank You!

Thank you so much for being a part of the 2017 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner! Thank you for joining us in celebrating another year of organizing for food sovereignty and strong local economies. The incredible meal of local, sustainable food, the wonderful music of Seattle Fandango Project, and a totally packed and SOLD-OUT room […]

Join Got Green for door-knocking SAT OCT 7TH!

We are excited to share another opportunity to continuing supporting Got Green’s campaign to Close the Food Security Gap! Close the Food Security Gap Door-Knocking Day! SAT OCT 7 10AM – 2PM Meet at the community Room at Claremont Apartments (3333 Rainier Ave S.) for training and an overview of the day. Door-knocking will take […]

Take Action: farmers market outreach to support Got Green’s campaign!

  Support the campaign to close the Food Security Gap! Come to our Food Justice Project Meeting on TUES JULY 18, 2017 at 6:30pm to learn about the campaign! We will do a mini-training on outreach and organize sign-ups for farmers market outreach shifts for those interested. Join CAGJ at farmers markets across Seattle! On […]

CAGJ Job Announcement: SLEE Coordinator, part-time July-Nov

We are seeking a SLEE Dinner Coordinator to continue the work of organizing our 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner, to take place on Saturday, October 21. This position is based in our Seattle office and will be 10hrs/week from July to November. In order to pass off the training from our current coordinator, we […]

Save the date! October 21, 2017 - Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! (SLEE) Dinner

Save the Date: October 21 is SLEE!

 Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) grew out of the seeds of a mass people’s movement, the 1999 shutdown of the World Trade Organization. CAGJ’s 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner aims to grow and nurture the seeds of resistance once again in order to mobilize for equality and justice in local and […]

In the Times of the Trump Regime and a Republican Congress: An AGRA Watch Member’s Perspective on Our Commitment

By: Megumi Sugihara, PhD, AGRA Watch Member “Food will occupy a special role in this historical drama, because how we produce and consume food largely determines how our society is organized… our food systems are pivotal sites for systemic social, political, and economic transformation.”  — Ahna Kruzic and Eric Holt-Gimenez, Food First. If you are like me, […]

See the Ripple Effects: #GiveBIG to CAGJ now through May 10!

Make your Membership Month gift to CAGJ go further by giving now through Wednesday May 10! CAGJ is participating in GiveBIG, the annual online giving event on May 10 organized by the Seattle Foundation, and we hope you will support our work by making a donation! Seattle Foundation will “stretch” your gift, and CAGJ’s $3500 […]

Review of New Report from African Centre on Biodiversity and Friends of the Earth on an African Agroecological Revolution

By Emma Shorr, AGRA Watch Co-Chair The inability of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, other philanthrocapitalist foundations, and governmental aid organizations to feed people on the African continent is clearly outlined in Who will feed Africans? Small Scale Farmers and Agroecolgy Not Corporations!, a new publication by Friends of the Earth Africa and African […]