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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Media Release: U.S. Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Pushing Agribusiness Agenda and Attacking Agroecology at the United Nations

A national alliance of farmers, workers, and fishers says agroecology and the human right to food are needed now more than ever to stop climate change and ensure that everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food For Immediate Release October 1, 2020 Contact: Jordan Treakle, 202-543-5675, Ahna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, The U.S. Food Sovereignty […]

Watch the #BlockCorporateSalmon Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty

Watch the #BlockCorporateSalmon Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty YouTube link: On September 23, 2020 we had the privilege of hearing from Valerie Segrest and Fawn Sharp, two indigenous women who are leading efforts to block genetically engineered salmon in the Northwest, and globally. Yasmin Ahmed, an organizer with Uprooted and Rising […]

Webinar: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty

#BlockCorporateSalmon: Standing with Northwest Tribes for Food Sovereignty DATE CHANGE: Webinar SAT  SEPT 23, 6-7:30PM PDT via Zoom Registration is required: click here.  You will receive the Zoom link the day before the event. Help us publicize! Share this post on social media and share the Facebook event. 2020 is a battleground for the ocean. […]

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Rise Up! Summer School July Presentations

Rise Up! Summer School July Presentations: Current State of the Global Food System At the July 2020 session of Summer School we focused on the current state of the global food system. This session featured 3 amazing presentations from members of the Organizing Collective. Enjoy! Presentation Recordings from the July Session  Length of 3 […]