Fighting Despair with Community, Organizing, Poetry

A message from CAGJ Director, Heather Day Please make a year-end gift to CAGJ today! Dear CAGJ’s Members & supporters, Living through this past year has been incredibly challenging, even more so for some than others. To fight off despair and find hope, it helps that we defeated a white supremacist facist on election day! […]

An End-of-Year Letter to our Members & Supporters

Dear CAGJ friend— What a year it has been. We write to you full of hope, uncertainty, excitement, apprehension, love, loss, gratitude, overwhelm, and with a sense of yearning, that perhaps this year of crisis may also be the birthplace of a world new. We honor the Black Lives Matter movement in particular for engaging […]

Navdanya & Vandana Shiva Launch New Report & Webinar: Gates to a Global Empire

Summary by AGRA Watch Intern Connor Nakamura AGRA Watch’s research on the Cornell Alliance for Science was featured recently in the “Gates to a Global Empire” report published by Navdanya. The report includes contributions from a variety of leading experts and civil society movements leaders, aiming to highlight “the dangers of philanthrocapitalism, which is boosting […]

Watch the AGRA Watch Webinar! “The Struggle over Agroecology”

The AGRA Watch campaign of Community Alliance for Global Justice was thrilled to host our report launch and Webinar on August 8, 2020,  “The Struggle over Agroecology: Mapping and Mobilizing against the Gates Foundation’s Influence in African Agriculture”. In the webinar, we presented the findings of our new publication, “Messengers of Gates’ Agenda: A Study […]

Support the SLEE Dinner!

Support the SLEE Dinner! To help in any of the following ways, please contact this year’s coordinator, Sara Lavenhar: sara(at)cagj.org. Donate to Silent Auction! Need some help brainstorming what to donate to the Silent Auction? Here are some ideas: What restaurants do you frequent? Could you get a gift certificate? Would the chef host dinner […]

About the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest free-trade agreement negotiated since the World Trade Organization. The trade zone would stretch across 12 countries (The United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam) and other countries may join later.  Lori Wallach calls the TPP “NAFTA on steroids” because it […]

Membership Month & 2019 CAGJ Annual Report!

APRIL IS CAGJ MEMBERSHIP MONTH! Soon you should receive CAGJ’s beautiful 2019 Annual Report in the mail. You can also check it out on our website! I hope you and your family safe, and in good health. These are such challenging times, and I am grateful for all that the CAGJ community is doing to […]

Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

Written by Abdul- Rahman Mohammed (National President and Board Chair of PFAG) Originally Published on  January 16, 2020 Summarized by Aya Wallaia On 14th January 2020, the Ghanaian government through the Minister of Food and Agriculture (Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto) confirmed that Ghana will not integrate GMOs into its agricultural system.  Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: 20th Anniversary of Battle in Seattle, Activists Honor History & Today’s Movements

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contacts: Heather Day, Community Alliance for Global Justice: 206-724-2243  heather@cagj.org Kristen Beifus, UFCW 21: 206-992-7913  kbeifus@ufcw21.org     On 20th Anniversary of Battle in Seattle, Activists Honor History and Today’s Movements   SEATTLE, WA November 25, 2019 – This Saturday November 30th marks twenty years since the historic grassroots uprising that shut […]