7/26 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE!) Dinner: Celebrating Fisherfolk in the Food Sovereignty Movement

    slee logoJoin us for CAGJ’s annual Food Justice dinner! Enjoy a delicious meal made with local and Fair Trade ingredients while learning about relevant issues and networking with small-scale farmers, fishers, advocates and allied organizations. Support your local economy and be part of the vibrant food justice community by buying a ticket today.

    Tickets on sale now: slee2014.brownpapertickets.com
    SAT July 26th, 2014
    University Christian Church- 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    5:00-9:00PM

     

    Keynote – “Who Feeds Us Matters: Fishers and Farmers Taking Back Control of Our Food Supply” – by Niaz Dorry, Coordinating Director, North Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA)

    Taking Action for Food Justice: Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project

    Schedule of Events:
    Happy Hour 5:00-6:30: Enjoy libations, live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a Silent Auction, and the opportunity to acquaint yourself with featured food justice organizations and groups promoting urban agriculture, food sovereignty and Fair Trade.

    Dinner 6:30-9:00: Enjoy a scrumptious locally sourced and Fair Trade meal prepared by CAGJ Chefs, Local 360, Madre’s Kitchen, & Community Kitchens Northwest. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water!

    Tickets: Purchase online
    Sliding scale $40-$100. Please be generous in your support! We want to make this event accessible to everyone while also recognizing the need for us to raise crucial funds. Paying at the $100 level will support a farmer/food worker. This gives you entry and also ensures that a local member of our food economy can be an honored guest at our event. Kids are only $10!
    *If you are unable to afford a full-price ticket, please contact us for solidarity tickets.

    Support the SLEE Dinner:
    Help Publicize – Share the Facebook Event. Print the flyer: SLEE_2014_8.5x11_illustration
    Be a Table Captain! Fill a table for 10 people
    Donate to the Silent Auction! An experience, cabin get-away, massage, gift certificate, garden stuff….
    Make a dessert for the Dessert Auction!

    Volunteers needed!
    Volunteer power makes this dinner possible! There are lots of ways to be involved. Examples include: Getting the word out about the dinner by handing out flyers at local farmers’ markets and other events; Securing donations from local businesses and farms; Serving or prepping food at the dinner.

    Thank you to our Sponsors! Central Co-op, Chinook Book, Equal Exchange, Loki Fish Co., Sound Seismic, REal Change, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21

    Thank you to our Community Partners! Antioch’s Center for Creative Change, Backbone Campaign, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Chinook Book, Clean Greens Farm & Market, Community Kitchens Northwest, Danny Woo Community Garden, Domestic Fair Trade Association, iLEAP: The Center for Critical Service, Lettuce Link/Solid Ground, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group , Readers to Eaters, Seattle CISPES, Seattle Good Business Network, Seattle Tilth, Sightline Institute, Sustainable Ballard, Urban Food Link, Village Volunteers, Wallingford Meaningful Movies, Washington Fair Trade Coalition,  Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network

    Interested in learning more? Contact Danielle@seattleglobaljustice.org for more information!

    Community Alliance for Global Justice
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    Seattle, WA 98104
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Food Justice

Food Justice is the right of communities everywhere to produce, distribute, access, and eat good food regardless of race, class, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, ability, religion, or community. Good food is healthful, local, sustainable, culturally appropriate, humane, and produced for the sustenance of people and the planet.

Through community education, political action, and anti-oppressive organizing and community-building, CAGJ's Food Justice Project seeks to challenge and transform the globalized, industrial, corporate-driven food system and promote existing alternatives as we join the global struggle for food sovereignty for all!

AGRA Watch

AGRA Watch's objectives are to monitor and question the Gates Foundation's participation in the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). Upon researching this initiative and its historical precedents, AGRA Watch finds the current approach politically, environmentally, socially, and ethically problematic. We support sustainable, socially responsible, and indigenous alternatives in Africa, and connect these movements to those occurring in our local communities.

Trade Justice

CAGJ works for Trade Justice by organizing to reform the current US trade model that prioritizes profits over people and the environment, while offering viable alternatives through democratic engagement. Through CAGJ’s Trade Action Network, and membership in the WA Fair Trade Coalition, CAGJ continues our historic organizing to halt future so-called Free Trade Agreements, including the pending Trans Pacific Partnership, and to monitor existing policy including NAFTA, CAFTA and bilateral agreements with Peru, Colombia, South Korea and Panama. We seek to increase public understanding of trade by educating and advocating about the links to our food system, food sovereignty, immigrant rights, climate justice and economic justice.

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