CAGJ is hiring 2019 SLEE Dinner Organizer

2019 SLEE Dinner Organize: Apply by Feb 6 The Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner is the signature event of Community Alliance for Global Justice. Both a community event and fundraiser, the goal of SLEE is to build the local and global movements for food justice and food sovereignty by: Raising awareness and educating about […]

Africa Group captured by colonial medicine, agribusiness and US military interests on gene drives at UN Biodiversity Conference

By: Mariam Mayet, Lim Li Ching and Eva Sirinathsinghji Original article: https://acbio.org.za/en/africa-group-captured-colonial-medicine-agribusiness-and-us-military-interests-gene-drives-un Reposted by: Becca Fogel At the recent UN Convention on Biological Diversity, the African Group – the regional negotiating body representing African countries – blocked a proposal to temporarily halt the release of gene-drive mosquitoes, which are being promoted by the Gates Foundation as an […]

CAGJ Book Review: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, by Anand Giridharadas

By John Fawcett-Long, CAGJ Member If you are looking for a high-level assessment of current, elite philanthropy I highly recommend Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World released in 2018. The book presents a lucid and powerful critique of the market-focused and anti-democratic ideology of much of current philanthropy. Giridharadas is a […]

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, […]

Uganda Passes Genetic Engineering Regulatory Act to the Applaud of Civil Society

AGRA Watch Celebrates Win for Ugandans & Civil Society By Matt Canfield, AGRA Watch Member For the past several years, AGRA Watch has worked closely with our allies to challenge the Gates Foundation’s efforts to push legislation through the Ugandan Parliament that will enable the commercial production of genetically engineered crops. The Gates Foundation and […]

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 […]