Statement of the Africa-U.S. Food Sovereignty Summit

On Oct 10-14, 2014 Community Alliance for Global Justice/AGRA Watch invited African leaders from six nations representing regional and continent-wide networks to Seattle to meet with leaders from over a dozen US organizations as part of the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit. The aim of the Summit was to promote farmer-led solutions to hunger and […]

PRESS RELEASE: African and US Food Movement Leaders Unite in Opposition to the Gates Foundation’s Agricultural Development Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2014 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, [email protected], cell- 206-724- 2243 Seattle, WA: African and US Food Movement Leaders Unite in Opposition to the Gates Foundation’s Agricultural Development Program African leaders from six nations representing regional and continent-wide networks are in Seattle to meet with leaders […]

Peoples’ Climate March Report: CAGJ Presente!

By Bobby Righi, CAGJ Member.  See some of Bobby’s photos from the March here! We have just returned from New York and the People’s Climate March, a beautiful, creative celebration of determination to halt climate change. The throng was close to 400,00 and very diverse in every way.  People made creative signs and puppets and floats and […]

Fisherfolk and the Food Sovereignty Movement

Written by Hannah Shively Here in the Pacific Northwest, we rightly value our fishing heritage and the opportunities to enjoy amazingly fresh seafood straight from the Puget Sound.  Caring for our oceans is a lot like caring for our land: sustainable, healthy ecosystems are made possible by the expertise and support of sustainable, healthy communities. […]

6/28 Teach-out at Rainier Beach Urban Farm

Written by Monique Vandenbroucke Every Saturday from 10-3 the Rainier Beach Urban Farm hosts a community work party on their 10 acre property where they serve lunch and engage the volunteers in very rewarding work. On the last Saturday of June CAGJ joined up with the farm and about 10 other volunteers to work in […]

7/26 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE!) Dinner: Celebrating Fisherfolk in the Food Sovereignty Movement

Join us for CAGJ’s annual Food Justice dinner! Enjoy a delicious meal made with local and Fair Trade ingredients while learning about relevant issues and networking with small-scale farmers, fishers, advocates and allied organizations. Support your local economy and be part of the vibrant food justice community by buying a ticket today. Tickets on sale […]

Educate for Action Volunteer Facilitators Needed!

Educate for Action workshops inspire participants to take action for food sovereignty and justice. We facilitate fun, informative and participatory activities that build on collective knowledge: we believe everyone has valuable awareness and experiences to share! Workshops are led by volunteer facilitators, who help lead discussions and activities, providing opportunities to learn about the issues and […]

Confused About Ethical Labels on Your Food? Not this World Fair Trade Day!

New Consumer Resource from Domestic Fair Trade Association By Colette Cosner, Executive Director, Domestic Fair Trade Association If you are anything like me, you can feel overwhelmed when you walk into a grocery store. You try to be a responsible consumer, seeking out ethical products when you can, but there are so many claims to […]

Singing for Justice! Seattle Labor Chorus Benefit for CAGJ

Join CAGJ, the Seattle Labor Chorus, and our allies for a fun and inspiring evening of movement story-telling and songs to celebrate our collective struggles for justice! Singing for Justice! Seattle Labor Chorus Benefit for CAGJ SAT May 10, 7 – 9:30PM Location: Hillman City Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle WA 98118 FREE admission – […]