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 […]

First Pacific NW Agroecology Encuentro Grows Our Movement!

CAGJ joined with Community to Community, Hilltop Urban Gardens and Got Green to organize the first Pacific Northwest Agroecology Enceuntro which took place August 24-25 in Bellingham, WA. Over 50 farmers, farmworkers and organizers from Washington, Oregon, and California as well as Atlanta and New York came together to develop a shared analysis of the […]

Today We March: Reflections on the March for Dignity

By Alanna Boynton, Food Justice Project Co-Chair It’s 5:30am on Sunday, August 5, 2018. The sun has just appeared above the horizon, illuminating wisps of fog that drift across the pastoral farmlands of Lynden, Washington. Everything is still and peaceful—yet the parking lot outside Mom’s Bar & Grill is beginning to fill up. My friend […]