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 […]

Media Release OCT 12: COMMUNITY MEMBERS DISRUPT GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SALMON RELEASE

Contact:  Simone Adler | 215-873-4672 | [email protected] 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, [email protected] Ahna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, [email protected] 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: https://youtu.be/jTE1YSb4sZw 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. […]

A web explaining Crisis Convergence in Globalized Food Systems

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 […]

Donate to Support Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ)

Finance the Frontlines! Donate to Support Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) Click here to donate! CAGJ has been organizing in solidarity with Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) for many years.  An independent farmworker union formed in 2013 by workers at Sakuma Berry Farms in Burlington, WA, FUJ is only the third independent farmworker […]

SAT 6/27 Webinar: Farmworker Organizing in the Face of the Pandemic

Thank you to everyone who attended the webinar! The recording is available on our YouTube channel: YOU ARE INVITED SAT June 27, 3 – 4:30PM PST Farmworker Organizing in the Face of the Pandemic: Update from Familias Unidas por la Justicia Farmworker Union Please join us this Saturday to hear an update from FUJ President […]

Food Justice is Racial Justice: Donate to strengthen Black Food Sovereignty

CAGJ joins the Week of Action in Defense of Black Lives. June 2, 2020: “We Demand a Divestment from the Police and Investment In Black Communities” Food Justice is Racial Justice. We appreciate Civil Eats for creating this list to facilitate our support of organizations who strengthen food justice, land access, and food access in […]