CAGJ Joins Clean Greens for Food Justice Youth Workshops

By Lisa Colligan, Food Justice Project Intern Last October, the usual passing of summer to fall was shuffling along; temperatures were cooling, trees were losing their leaves, and gardens were offering up their final harvests. But at Clean Greens Farm and Market, the excitement for food justice was just heating up! Over the course of […]

Fighting Despair with Community, Organizing, Poetry

A message from CAGJ Director, Heather Day Please make a year-end gift to CAGJ today! Dear CAGJ’s Members & supporters, Living through this past year has been incredibly challenging, even more so for some than others. To fight off despair and find hope, it helps that we defeated a white supremacist facist on election day! […]

Sam Shafer: The Purpose of Solidarity & Why I organize with CAGJ

A message from CAGJ Volunteer Member Sam Shafer Please make a year-end gift to CAGJ today! Dear Friend of CAGJ, If this year has taught me anything (and woah boy, has it), it is that community organizing is it. To put it plainly, when you invest in the people doing the nitty gritty work, you […]

“CAGJ Nurtures Food Justice Activism”

CAGJ Intern Lisa Colligan on Why We Must Take Action against GE Salmon Please make a year-end gift to CAGJ today! Dear readers, My name is Lisa Colligan, and CAGJ has become a home for my grassroots activism. After co-organizing CAGJ’s RiseUp! Summer School 2020, I joined CAGJ and Uprooted and Rising’s joint Block Corporate […]

Take Action: CAGJ stands in solidarity with India’s farmers!

Farmers in India have been organizing massive, sustained, historic protests against proposed neoliberal reforms Scroll to the bottom to take action! CAGJ acknowledges the assistance of comrades all across the world who we consulted to create this alert. What is happening in India right now? History is being made. Millions of Indian farmers are protesting […]

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 […]