Reading from Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice with Vashon Island poet, Merna Hecht

Join Community Alliance for Global Justice for a discussion on food justice! Reading from Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice with Vashon Island poet, Merna Hecht Sunday August 11th, 2 – 3:30pm  Location:   Vashon Maury Island Senior Center, 10004 SW Bank Rd, Vashon 98070.   Our Food, Our Right takes you on a journey through many of the current globalized food systems failures, and showcases creative […]

Eating Locally Improves Community Well-Being

    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, […]

GMO’s & Initiative 522

By Vanessa Lopez, CAGJ Volunteer This coming November, Washington state citizens will get a chance to vote on yet another controversial issue, leading the US in progressive social change….at least we hope. Initiative 522 (I-522) was submitted to the state legislature on January 4th with 340,000 signatures representing Washington citizens who believe that they have […]

Tasty, Delicious, and Local Northwest Food Finds

   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, […]

Sept 7: 7th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner!

7th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner! Saturday, September 7th, 2013 NEW Location: University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave NE Tickets available AT THE DOOR TONIGHT STARTING AT 5PM! Tickets are sliding scale, $40-$100. Kids are only $10. We sell out, so get yours soon! Or be a Table Captain and organize a table of […]

Growing Your Vegetable Garden the Right Way

     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 […]

Say No to GMOs!

  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 […]

Walmart Workers Strike for Dignity and Respect

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 […]

From the Arab Spring to a Global Summer: CAGJ Analysis

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair   In 2011 the world witnessed a surge of protests largely concentrated in Middle Eastern countries suffering from widespread hunger, poverty, unemployment and political corruption. As I noted in an op-ed at that time, though the uprisings may have differences in specific characteristics and regional contexts, they are linked to a […]

Terrorists and Money Junkies: Who’s the Bigger Threat?

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-chair Since April 15, news about the Boston Marathon bombing and the two alleged suspects have dominated corporate-stream media. Despite the heavy coverage, the quality of the information reported was often lacking even by corporate news standards. Seemingly in competition with Twitter, Reddit, and other social media while in a desperate […]