March Against Monsanto- May 23, 2015

CAGJ was excited to participate in Seattle’s March Against Monsanto rally at Westlake Park this past Saturday- May 23, 2015- to say NO to the terrible biotech/bigAgra models presented by Monsanto. Heather Day, CAGJ’s ED, spoke to the crowd about the strong ties between the Gates Foundation and Monsanto. From her speech, “ In 2010, […]

PRESS RELEASE: Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, [email protected] Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems Simultaneous Demonstrations in London and Seattle SEATTLE, WA — Today, Monday, March 23, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United States Agency for International Development […]

PRESS ADVISORY: Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, [email protected]   Simultaneous Demonstrations in Seattle and London Oppose Gates Foundation’s Secret Meeting about Seed Privatization in Africa SEATTLE, WA — On Monday, March 23, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United States Agency for International […]

Report on CAGJ’s March 7th Action to Tell Costco: No to GE Salmon!

On March 7th, 2015 about 25 people gathered in front of the Seattle Costco to deliver over 50,000 petitions from around the country asking Costco to commit to not selling Genetically Engineered (GE) salmon even if approved by the FDA. Read here for more info about this issue and campaign, coordinated by CAGJ’s Food Justice Project […]

Africa-US Summit Report Published

We recently published a full report on the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit which we hosted October 12-14, 2014. The report describes the current and historical context of both US and African agriculture, as participants shared in the meeting. It also includes pieces of original research conducted by AGRA Watch on the Gates Foundation’s agricultural […]

GE Salmon: Impacts and Implications

Prepared by Community Alliance for Global Justice Intern Jordan Beaudry. CAGJ’s Food Justice Project has adopted genetically engineered seafood as our 2015 Local Producers Solidarity Campaign. In partnership with Friends of the Earth and others, we are demanding that Costco, headquartered in Issaquah, WA, commit to keeping GE salmon off their shelves. Over 9,000 retail […]

SAT March 7: Action to Tell Costco to Reject GE Salmon!

CAGJ’s Food Justice Project has adopted Genetically Engineered (GE)-Free Seafood as our 2015 Local Producers Solidarity Campaign, following on the 2014 SLEE Dinner where we highlighted the role of fisherfolk in the food sovereignty movement. In partnership with Friends of the Earth and others, we are demanding that Costco, headquartered in Issaquah, WA, commit to keeping GE salmon off their […]