Project Database Update!

Volunteers Needed: A One-Time, Easy Way to Help CAGJ! Exciting news! CAGJ has a new database! A good database is vital to a non-profit organization. It will help us communicate better with our volunteers and members and ultimately do our work better! So now we need help updating it. Anyone can do it! A short […]

A tribute to Langston Hughes

By CAGJ Co-Chair Red Mukai Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) February 1 marks the 112th anniversary of the birthday of legendary poet, novelist, playwright and activist Langston Hughes. He was a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance movement and produced art that was often influenced by the music of his time […]

Rest in Peace, Amiri Baraka

By CAGJ Co-Chair, Reid Mukai Amiri Baraka, longtime activist and one of the great American poets, passed away on January 9 at age 79. The cause of his death, at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey, was not immediately released, but he was hospitalized in the facility’s intensive care unit since Dec. 21 […]

Donate to CAGJ this Giving Season

You care about food sovereignty, in Seattle, the US, Africa & everywhere. You are a fighter for food justice. You expect social justice to be woven into the fabric of the food movement. You know that a just economy means workers’ rights are respected, throughout the food chain. You have seen the power of social […]

FRI 12/13: CAGJ’s Annual Holiday Soiree

Friday Dec 13th,  6 – 9pm YOU ARE INVITED TO CAGJ’s Annual Holiday Soiree! ALL ARE WELCOME Location: Bobby & Michael Righi’s home, 6002 Fremont Ave, Seattle (Greenwood neighborhood). RSVPs appreciated but not required: [email protected] The Holiday Party is a CAGJ tradition to say THANK YOU to our amazing volunteers, and to introduce new people […]

Report Back: Oct 19 Duwamish River Teach-Out!

By Darcy Buendia The T-107 public access site of the Duwamish river is a refreshingly green oasis within Seattle’s industrial district, and I would never have known, without being told, that this oasis only exists thanks to countless volunteer hours put in over the course of years. Scores of volunteers were here this morning to […]

Fall 2013: Call for CAGJ Volunteers & Interns!

Happy Fall!  This is the time of year we seek new interns, and we’re also looking for a few motivated individuals to join our team of organizers as volunteers leading important areas of our work.  We will provide training and support, and you will contribute in significant ways to the global fight for food sovereignty! […]

Farmworkers Announce Berry Boycott in Western Washington

By Matt Canfield, CAGJ Volunteer Farmworkers in Skagit County, Washington have declared a boycott against Sakuma Brothers Farms’ products after failing to resolve an ongoing labor dispute. The farm, which makes over $6.1 million in profits, is one of the largest in the region. Yet for the past decade, farmworkers in the Skagit Valley have […]

They Tell Me It’s Healthy…But Is It?

  This post is part of a series of posts covering topics related to CAGJ’s new book, “Our Food, Our Right.” The author, Meagan Nelson, is the Publicity Coordinator at Community Alliance for Global Justice and has a background promoting liberal causes, working in communications and outreach on campaigns for Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden, […]

Sustainable Food: A Quick and Easy Dictionary

This post is part of a series of posts covering topics related to CAGJ’s new book, “Our Food, Our Right.” The author, Meagan Nelson, is the Publicity Coordinator at Community Alliance for Global Justice and has a background promoting liberal causes, working in communications and outreach on campaigns for Seattle City Councilmember Jean Godden, Washington […]