Got Green: A Victory For Food Security!

After months of community outreach and organizing, many city council meetings, and lots of work, Got Green’s campaign to close the food security gap with the Mayor’s proposed sugary beverage tax WON! At yesterday’s hearing, Seattle City Council passed the tax, ensuring that the revenue will go into healthy food access for low-income families and […]

THANK YOU for GivingBIG and Giving for Membership Month!

THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who GaveBIG to CAGJ, and to those who helped us earn our $3500 Membership Month Matching Grant! We are doing so well, we are reaching for last year’s total of 10K: We only have $814 to go! Can you donate $10, $100 or $250 to strengthen CAGJ’s grassroots organizing […]

See the Ripple Effects: #GiveBIG to CAGJ now through May 10!

Make your Membership Month gift to CAGJ go further by giving now through Wednesday May 10! CAGJ is participating in GiveBIG, the annual online giving event on May 10 organized by the Seattle Foundation, and we hope you will support our work by making a donation! Seattle Foundation will “stretch” your gift, and CAGJ’s $3500 […]

April is CAGJ Membership Month

Food Sovereignty is an act of resilience Watch our 1 minute video about why giving to CAGJ promotes food sovereignty!  Each April, CAGJ rallies our base of support through Membership Month. We ask our community to pledge money or time to support CAGJ as a way to engage in the exciting work we have ahead. […]

Review of New Report from African Centre on Biodiversity and Friends of the Earth on an African Agroecological Revolution

By Emma Shorr, AGRA Watch Co-Chair The inability of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, other philanthrocapitalist foundations, and governmental aid organizations to feed people on the African continent is clearly outlined in Who will feed Africans? Small Scale Farmers and Agroecolgy Not Corporations!, a new publication by Friends of the Earth Africa and African […]

PRESS RELEASE: Cook-out Event Honors Northwest Tribal Opposition to GE Salmon

CONTACT:  Simone Adler, Community Alliance for Global Justice | 215.873.4672 | [email protected]  Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project | 360.471.8384 | [email protected]  MARCH 10, 2017, SEATTLE, WA – Tomorrow, Saturday March 11, an estimated 200 people will gather at the Longhouse on the UW campus, known as the Intellectual House, for a community event about the […]

SAT March 11: Wild Salmon Cook-out, Stand With Northwest Tribes To Stop GE Fish!

SAT March 11th, 10:30AM- 1:30PM PLEASE RSVP by emailing [email protected] Location: wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House – On the University of Washington campus, 4249 Whitman Court, Seattle, WA 98195. See directions below! Join us for a salmon cook-out to stop genetically engineered fish! CAGJ is collaborating with the Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project and the Northwest Atlantic […]

Challenge the #GlobalSeedGrab

Dear community, A few weeks ago, we shared about the World Bank’s dangerous Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project and the particular threats it poses to African agriculture (read our analysis here). Now is the time to increase the pressure on the Bank and its donors. On January 18, letters signed by over 150 […]

Genetically Engineered Salmon: A Profit-making Frankenfish for whom?

By Chloe Landrieu Murphy, CAGJ Intern This blog is the first in a series by CAGJ to elucidate the issues we aim to address in our Food Justice Project Solidarity Campaign highlighting Northwest tribal opposition to GE salmon.   In November 2015, the FDA granted the approval of genetically engineered (GE) salmon developed by the […]