The 6th Annual Community Alliance for Global Justice Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner will take place Saturday, September 7 at the University Christian Church in the U-District. This annual dinner plays a pivotal role in CAGJ organizing and fundraising efforts. It not only raises one-third of their annual budget, but serves as a networking opportunity for those working to promote food justice here in Seattle and around the world.
This year CAGJ will be celebrating Food Service Workers and highlighting some empowering organizing and initiatives.
Schedule of Events:
Happy Hour 5:00-6:30: Enjoy libations, live music, complimentary hors d'oeuvres by Kaspar's, 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 6:30-9:30: Enjoy a scrumptious locally sourced and Fair Trade meal prepared from scratch by Madres Kitchen and the kitchen leaders of Community Kitchens Northwest. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water!
Support your local economy and be part of the vibrant food justice community by buying a ticket today!
Sliding scale $40-$100: Please be generous in your support. CAGJ wants to make this event accessible to everyone while also recognizing the need to raise crucial funds.
Paying at the $100 level will support a farmer/food worker. This gives you entry and ensures that a local member of our food economy can be an honored guest.
Children are only $10.
*If you are unable to afford a full-price ticket, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited amounts available!
For more information or to volunteer for the event, please email email@example.com
Childcare will be available for kids aged 2-11 from 6:30-9pm; please note in your RSVP how many children you will send to childcare and their ages.
We encourage people to carpool, ride their bikes and take public transit to this event!
Community Alliance for Global Justice is a grassroots, volunteer-led organization that organizes individuals and allied organizations to strengthen local economies everywhere by advocating for food justice, fair trade and just agricultural policies, and by holding government, corporations and foundations accountable for their actions. Learn more about CAGJ's work by visiting www.seattleglobaljustice.org.