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 […]

#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.   […]

AGRA Watch Trip Blog: Meeting Kenyan Agroecologists

Last week, CAGJ Organizing Director Simone Adler arrived in Kenya, starting off our AGRA Watch trip aimed at strengthening the next phase of our international organizing. Over the week-end Simone was joined by Heather Day and Bill Aal in Senegal, to participate in the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Food Systems Conference, and we […]

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 […]