TUES Jan 15: What is a Gene Drive? Food Justice Project Discussion

TUES Jan 15, 2019 6:30 – 8:30PM You are Invited to a Food Justice Project Discussion! What are Gene Drives? Controversy erupted on the international stage at the recent UN Meetings on Biological Diversity, where civil society groups including CAGJ called for a global moratorium on any release of engineered gene drives, citing the need […]

Special Appeal: Kelly Lake reflects on memorable experiences in 2018!

Dear CAGJ supporters, When I think back on my first year as co-chair of the Food Justice Project, I realize that every season has been marked by memorable experiences: sowing handfuls of tiny seeds into the rich soil at Kamayan Farm on a gray spring day; joining the twelve mile march for farmworker dignity in […]

CAGJ’s End of Year Appeal & 2018 Accomplishments

Many of you will will receive our end of year letter in the mail this week. If not, here is what you missed! Thank you for donating generously to CAGJ during this giving season, to help us continue to build the global food sovereignty movement! Dear Friend of CAGJ, “People! Power!  We are the Women, […]

TUES Nov 27: Giving Tuesday

Give to CAGJ on #GivingTuesday to support Solidarity in Action Earlier this month, I joined two other CAGJ leaders in Senegal for the African Food Systems conference convened by the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA). The only US group represented at the meetings, we came to learn from over 100 participants from countries […]

#GivingTuesday is Nov 27: CAGJ is Solidarity in Action!

CAGJ is successful because our supporters believe in the work we’re doing. This year we began RiseUp! Summer School focused on food justice issues, traveled to Africa to meet with leaders in the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (shown with AGRA Watch leaders in photo) and much more! CAGJ thrives when our supporters pledge […]

THURS 11/29: CAGJ Holiday Party & Africa Trip Report-Back

THURS NOV 29, 7-9PM CAGJ Holiday Party & Africa Trip Report-Back Potluck! RSVP: Email us Location:The home of Donna Lewen, 2518 E Howell Street, Seattle 98122 CAGJ will provide a vegan main course and mulled wine; if you are able, please bring a salad, side dish, dessert or beverage of your choice to share.   […]

Gratitude for a Beautiful SLEE 2018

THANK YOU to everyone who made CAGJ’s 12th annual SLEE Dinner such a success! A special thank you to Edgar Franks, Farmworker organizer with Community to Community Development whose keynote, “The Legacy We Inherit: Luchando por una vida AgroEcologica” was a brilliant reflection on both what we are up against, and what gives us hope […]

Make History and Vote for Climate Justice this Fall – Yes on 1631!

By Christina Rajan, FJP Volunteer This fall, make sure you vote by Nov 6th to be part of history and pass a game-changing climate justice policy! Initiative 1631, championed by the largest and most diverse coalition in state history, (including CAGJ!), is a measure that requires polluters to pay a fee that goes directly into […]