We wrapped up our Membership Month in May exceeding our goal, raising a total of $11,020, $420 of which is annual income from three new Monthly Sustainers! Thank you so much to everyone who made a Membership donation, or became a Member during Membership Month! And it’s never too late to join: Support CAGJ’s organizing […]
Category Archives: Trade Justice Blog Posts
GiveBIG to CAGJ for Justice & Food Sovereignty!
GiveBIG to CAGJ today for Justice & Food Sovereignty! Help CAGJ Reach our Membership Month Goal Please make your 2019 GiveBIG donation to CAGJ today! We are so grateful to everyone who already chose CAGJ as the recipient of one of your GiveBIG donations – Thank you! Thanks to our matching donors, all donations up […]
“New NAFTA” would worsen the family farm crisis and keep consumers in the dark about their food
From the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Feb 11, 2019 by Karen Hansen-Kuhn The economic state of U.S. agriculture is dire. The Federal Reserve Banks of Kansas City, Minneapolis and Chicago report that a growing percentage of U.S. farmers cannot pay the interest on their loans. Five years of falling cash receipts for agricultural […]
Farmers and Advocates Gather in DC in Midst of US Farm Crisis: Report on National Family Farm Coalition Annual Board Meeting
By Heather Day, CAGJ’s Director This past week-end I had the honor of traveling to DC to participate in the annual board meeting of the National Family Farm Coalition. CAGJ has been a member of NFFC since 2010, and participated in the meeting two years ago which came on the heels of the untimely […]
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 […]
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 […]
Special Appeal: Learning and Growing with CAGJ’s Food Justice Project
Alanna Boynton is CAGJ’s Food Justice Project Co-Chair Dear CAGJ supporters, One cloudy Sunday in May, I pulled on my gardening boots and made the trek out to Kamayan Farm in the Snoqualmie Valley. My family and I were attending a Teach-Out hosted by CAGJ, and I was especially excited to visit after hearing the […]
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, […]
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 […]