SLEE Dinner almost sold out!

CAGJ is excited to announce that the 11th annual SLEE Dinner is almost SOLD OUT! UPDATE: We have closed online registration. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. A great way to get into SLEE (for free!) is to VOLUNTEER! We still need Servers and Kitchen Prep help on Saturday, and […]

PRESS RELEASE: World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 World Food Prize Hides True Cost of Agricultural Development in Africa: Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Critical Work of Small Farmers and Fishers   SEATTLE, WA October 17, 2017 – This week is dedicated to acknowledging food and agriculture […]

PRESS RELEASE: Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 Corbin Laedlein, Global Linkages Program Coordinator, WhyHunger |corbin@whyhunger.org |+27 064 738 4703 (South Africa)   Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange SEATTLE, WA October 10, 2017 – Today a delegation of seven African American, […]

SLEE is October 21!

Join CAGJ for 11th Annual SLEE Dinner! SAT Oct 21, 5pm Happy Hour, 6:30pm Dinner Keynote by local farmer Ari de Leña, “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience” Tickets $40-$100 sliding scale: Purchase online, or at the door CAGJ’s annual SLEE Dinner (Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!) is soon! Join us Saturday, October 21 at University […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Food Sovereignty Prize honors grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system

2017 Food Sovereignty Prize Live on 10/17/17 to honor grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system CONTACT: Ahna Kruzic, Director of Publications & Communications, Food First akruzic@foodfirst.org, (510) 927-5379 SEATTLE, WA – The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is pleased to announce the honorees of the ninth annual Food Sovereignty Prize: Zimbabwe Small […]

Community Alliance for Global Justice and Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project Joint Statement In Support of the Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, S.1528

Community Alliance for Global Justice and the Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project support S.1528, Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, sponsored by Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) and co-sponsored by Senators Maria Cantwell (WA), Dan Sullivan (AK), and Jeff Merkley (OR). As community organizations working toward food justice and food sovereignty, we support consumers’ right to know about […]

Patty Murray: Support the GE Salmon Labeling Act!

In July, Senate Bill 1528 – Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act, was introduced to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Murkowski (R) from Alaska, and co-sponsored by Washington Sen. Cantwell (D), as well as Sen. Sullivan (R) from Arkansas and Sen. Merkley (D) from Oregon. The legislation:  […]

Join Got Green for door-knocking SAT OCT 7TH!

We are excited to share another opportunity to continuing supporting Got Green’s campaign to Close the Food Security Gap! Close the Food Security Gap Door-Knocking Day! SAT OCT 7 10AM – 2PM Meet at the community Room at Claremont Apartments (3333 Rainier Ave S.) for training and an overview of the day. Door-knocking will take […]

CAGJ Statement on Charlottesville and Food Justice

Community Alliance for Global Justice stands in solidarity with the activists who experienced horrific violence carried out by white supremacists throughout last week’s acts of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia. As an anti-racist organization, CAGJ’s work for food sovereignty and justice are dependent on the success of the Black Lives Matter movement and the eradication […]

RNA Interference GMOs to enter South Africa and Nigeria

The African Center for Biodiversity warns that the South African government recently received an application for use of a new variety of GM Maize. The African Center for Biodiversity(ACB) warns in an alert published August 10th, that the South African government recently received an application for the import, feed and processing of a new variety […]