AGRA Watch Trip Blog: Meeting Kenyan Agroecologists

Last week, CAGJ Organizing Director Simone Adler arrived in Kenya, starting off our AGRA Watch trip aimed at strengthening the next phase of our international organizing. Over the week-end Simone was joined by Heather Day and Bill Aal in Senegal, to participate in the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Food Systems Conference, and we […]

Reflection: First Month of Rise Up! Summer School, on African Food Sovereignty

By Haruka Nagano and Neo Mazur, Summer School participants Reading Group Discussion On June 12, CAGJ held a dinner potluck and discussion to launch the Rise Up! Summer School, an anti-oppression leadership development program exploring food sovereignty movements situated in our local area. Enjoying the amazing food each participant brought, we started off with 25 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice |simone@cagj.org | 215-873-4672 Corbin Laedlein, Global Linkages Program Coordinator, WhyHunger |corbin@whyhunger.org |+27 064 738 4703 (South Africa)   Agroecology Community Leaders Travel to South Africa for Learning Exchange SEATTLE, WA October 10, 2017 – Today a delegation of seven African American, […]

Save the date! October 21, 2017 - Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere! (SLEE) Dinner

Save the Date: October 21 is SLEE!

 Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) grew out of the seeds of a mass people’s movement, the 1999 shutdown of the World Trade Organization. CAGJ’s 11th annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner aims to grow and nurture the seeds of resistance once again in order to mobilize for equality and justice in local and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 fjp@cagj.org 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 […]

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 […]