Giving Tuesday: Social Media giving in 2015

On #Giving Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, CAGJ will use Good World’s new platform for making donations using Facebook and Twitter. We will encourage this method of giving through our Facebook and Twitter accounts. What is Giving Tuesday? #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by 92nd Street Y, based in NYC, in partnership with the United Nations […]

CAGJ participates in US Food Sovereignty Alliance Assembly and Prize in Iowa

On October 12 – 15, 2015 CAGJ’s Director Heather Day and members Ross Kirshenbaum, Jenny McIntosh and Emma Shorr traveled to Iowa to participate in the 3rd national Assembly of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, and to witness the Food Sovereignty Prize being awarded to the Federation of Southern Cooperatives and Black Fraternal Organization of […]

CAGJ Celebrates the Food Sovereignty Prize!

The 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize will be awarded on WED October 14 in Des Moines, Iowa, and CAGJ will be there to celebrate with the winners!  Director Heather Day is traveling to Iowa with CAGJ activists Jenny McIntosh, Emma Shorr and Ross Kirshenbaum. The ceremony will be live-streamed, starting at 5pm PST  – watch at […]

Take Action for Farmworker Justice!

TEACH-OUT ACTION SHEET: Sept 19, 2015 Call PCC and Driscoll’s Headquarters PCC Business Office: 206-547-1222 Sample script: I’m calling because I am extremely concerned that PCC continues to sell Driscoll’s berries despite the fact that there is an ongoing labor dispute between farmworkers in Skagit Valley and Sakuma Brothers Farms. As Driscoll’s is the largest […]

Resource List to support Familias Unidas por la Justicia

Stay connected with Familias Unidas por la Justicia Website – Watch the campaign unfold here with updates on the negotiations by the farmworkers. Facebook – Stay involved in boycott actions to support the farmworkers no matter where you live! You’ll see events and actions to take posted here. Boycott Sakuma Committee, Seattle Facebook – If […]

Urgent CAGJ Call for Action: STOP Fast-Track!

NOW is the time to concretely connect our local, national and global struggles for food sovereignty! CAGJ came out of the 1999 WTO uprising. Today we must take action to guarantee another victory over corporate control of our global economy. Today, April 17, is La Via Campesina International Day of Peasant Struggle & today and […]

PRESS RELEASE: Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2015 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, [email protected] Gates Foundation Plots Ways of Profiting from Africa’s Seed Systems Simultaneous Demonstrations in London and Seattle SEATTLE, WA — Today, Monday, March 23, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the United States Agency for International Development […]