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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rise Up! Summer School is back for 2020!

Rise Up! CAGJ Summer School 2020 The people have spoken – and we’ve heard you! Summer School is back by popular demand for 2020! We are excited to launch our second iteration of Rise Up! Summer School, a 3-month political education and leadership development program to build anti-oppression analysis and learn about food sovereignty. This […]