Why We Must Stop NAFTA 2.0 to Ensure GE Salmon Labeling

By Selden Prentice, 350 Seattle and WA Fair Trade Coalition As we fight Big Ag, corporate power, environmental degradation, and climate change, here’s another threat: genetically engineered (GE) salmon. Indigenous tribes, including the Muckleshoot and Quinault, have raised serious concerns about GE salmon now being sold in the US by AquaBounty Technology.  Addressing these concerns […]

CAGJ Seeks Office Volunteer!

CAGJ is seeking a volunteer to contribute 5-10 hours per month in our beautiful new office to support our database-related work. This role requires attention to detail and strong organizational and work-tracking skills. No prior experience is needed. We prefer a year-long minimum commitment, but are open to volunteers who are available to help for […]

Thank you CAGJ Members!

We wrapped up our Membership Month in May exceeding our goal, raising a total of $11,020, $420 of which is annual income from three new Monthly Sustainers! Thank you so much to everyone who made a Membership donation, or became a Member during Membership Month! And it’s never too late to join: Support CAGJ’s organizing […]

GiveBIG to CAGJ for Justice & Food Sovereignty!

GiveBIG to CAGJ today for Justice & Food Sovereignty! Help CAGJ Reach our Membership Month Goal Please make your 2019 GiveBIG donation to CAGJ today! We are so grateful to everyone who already chose CAGJ as the recipient of one of your GiveBIG donations – Thank you! Thanks to our matching donors, all donations up […]

SB 5438 Unanimously Passes in WA House Bringing Hope for H2A Farmworker Protections

BELLINGHAM, WA April 12, 2019 – Thursday afternoon, the Washington State House of Representatives cast their votes for SB 5438, “Concerning the H-2A temporary agricultural program” a bill that would fund the establishment of an office specifically tasked with monitoring labor, housing, and health and safety requirements for farms using the H2A visa program, as […]

PRESS RELEASE: TODAY Film & Panel on Northwest Tribes’ Concerns about GE Salmon

PRESS RELEASE   Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 215-873-4672 | simone@cagj.org Jonathan Shipley, Marketing Manager, Town Hall Seattle: 206-437-7438 | jonathan@townhallseattle.org     Salmon People Film & Panel Highlights Northwest Tribes’ Concerns about GE Salmon   SEATTLE, WA April 9, 2019 – Tonight, Northwest tribal leaders and food system […]

PRESS ADVISORY: Genetically Engineered Salmon – Indigenous Leaders Panel & Film

PRESS ADVISORY Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 215-873-4672 | simone@cagj.org Jonathan Shipley, Marketing Manager, Town Hall Seattle: 206-437-7438 | jonathan@townhallseattle.org       Salmon People Film & Panel Sheds Light on Genetically Engineered Salmon   SEATTLE, WA April 5, 2019 – On Tuesday, April 9, indigenous leaders and food […]

TUES APRIL 9: CAGJ Presents “Salmon People: Northwest Native Opposition to Genetically Engineered Fish”

Town Hall Seattle and CAGJ present Salmon People: Northwest Native Opposition to Genetically Engineered Fish Film Screening and Discussion      Doors open at 6pm: Refreshments & Meet local organizations! Program 7-8:30PM Location: Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, 104 17th Ave S. Tickets $5: Purchase online and at the door;​ No one turned away for lack […]

Press Release: FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2019 Contacts: Patrick Davis, Friends of the Earth, (202) 222-0744, pdavis@foe.org George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety, (971) 271-7372, gkimbrell@centerforfoodsafety.org FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Engineered Salmon Consumer, Native and Environmental Groups Decry FDA Decision    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and […]