Reflection on Hilltop Urban Gardens Teach-Out

By Afrin Sopariwala See more photos from Teach-Out on Facebook here! See HUG’s photos on Facebook here. Hilltop Urban Gardens is a revolutionary space. Located in Tacoma, and founded by Dean Jackson, Hilltop Urban Gardens (HUG) is a community urban garden that provides a healing space and aspires to food sovereignty for residents of the […]

CAGJ & C2C to Host Food Sovereignty Prize; Ceremony SAT October 15!

CAGJ is very excited to announce that we will co-host the Food Sovereignty Prize ceremony in October 2016! Community to Community and Community Alliance for Global Justice will host the prize for the first time in the Northwest, welcoming the Prize Honorees, and our Alliance partners from across the country to Seattle and Bellingham for […]

Hilltop Urban Gardens Teach-Out

CAGJ had a fantastic Teach-Out with Hilltop Urban Gardens (HUG) in Tacoma, WA on SAT August 13, 2016.  Stay tuned for a reflection about the Teach-Out, but please enjoy photos from our day of learning and working with Dean Jackson, of HUG on Facebook here! Visit HUG’s website here. We were incredibly inspired by the […]

Thank you for a fabulous SLEE!

The 2016 SLEE Dinner was fantastic! Thank you to Anuradha Mittal for an amazing and inspiring keynote – You can watch it here! See photos from the dinner on Facebook here. Thank you to all the volunteers! Thank you to all of the farms, food producers and businesses that donated! Thank you to everyone who […]

CAGJ is hiring this summer

CAGJ is very excited to announce that we are hiring for 2 positions this summer! CAGJ is hiring a 20 hour/week Organizing Director, and a 15 hour/week AGRA Watch Organizer. The primary responsibilities of CAGJ’s Organizing Director are to lead member recruitment and engagement, as well as communications. AGRA Watch is looking for a dynamic […]

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

It is with a heavy heart that we share the devastating news of the assassination last night of Berta Cáceres, Honduran indigenous leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize and Romero Prize. CAGJ hosted part of her visit to Seattle in November, with Miriam Miranda, whose organization, Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH), won the […]

AGRA Watch Action Report: Petition signed by over 57,000 delivered to Gates Foundation and ISU

February 15, 2016: Petition calling for halt of GMO banana human trials delivered to Gates Foundation and Iowa State University Photos -See professional photographer Jonathan Lee’s photos on Facebook here. -See CAGJ’s photos on Facebook here. Pictured in photo: Emma Shorr, Bill Aal and Phil Bereano of AGRA Watch deliver petitions to Gates Foundation. Photo […]

AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE: Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ames Contact: Hannah Dankbar  515-867-1731 Seattle Contact: Heather Day  206-724-2243 Salk Institute Contact: David Schubert  858-453-4100 x1528 Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas Simultaneous demonstrations in Ames and Seattle highlight controversy surrounding Gates Foundation-funded Transgenic Banana Study at Iowa State University Ames, IA and Seattle, WA:  On […]