Press Statement on the Assassination of Berta Cáceres and Call to Action

March 9, 2016 Contacts: Saulo Araujo, WhyHunger – (617) 735-5899 Stephen Bartlett, Agricultural Missions – (502) 415-1080 Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition – (773) 319-5838 Carol Schachet, Grassroots International – (617) 524-1400 or (617) 628-3455 On Thursday, March 3rd, at 1 am CST, Berta Cáceres, a Lenca Indigenous woman and an internationally recognized leader, was […]

USFSA Calls for Immediate Release of Saeed Baloch, General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

USFSA Member organizations and allies send urgent letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry to push the Pakistani government to release Mr. Baloch, who was unjustly arrested and detained. On January 16, Mr. Saeed Baloch, the General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) was arrested by elements of the Pakistan Army and has since been […]

 MONTH OF COMMUNITY POWER to Reclaim the Commons Kicks off with Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance Action

Organizations across the US mobilize against privatizing land and water, work for democratic control of our food system PLYMOUTH, MA – The United States Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA), an alliance of 37 organizations working for the right to food for all communities, is coordinating the Month of Community Power to Reclaim the Commons this October, […]

And the 2015 winners are…

In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance honors Black and Afro-Indigenous farmers, fisherfolk, and stewards of ancestral lands and water. We especially commemorate them as a vital part of our food and agriculture system – growers and workers who are creating food sovereignty, meaning […]