Building Bridges or Building Walls? By: Patricia Houston Did you know That San Diego and Tijuana are partners in a cross-border international airport serving passengers from both countries? That Thomas’ English Muffins, Sara Lee, Orowheat, and Entemen’s are brands owned by Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo? That UNAM (the iconic Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) has a Read more about Building Bridges or Building Walls?[…]
The annual meeting of SAZCIV will be held at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson. The event is from 2 – 4. Keynote Speaker Norman Houston is the head of Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington, D.C, the official Northern Ireland mission to the United States. In this role, he holds the rank of Ambassador and focuses on creating Read more about Annual SAZCIV Meeting[…]
Arrival of the visitors always begin with a quick orientation of their upcoming program. This group of visitors from Moldova were not only interesting but fun!
The Tucson Police Department with Assistant Chief Carla Johnson welcome the visitors from around the world as they discuss Gender Based Violence. The Tucson Police Department is always willing to meet with the visitors to share knowledge and experience.
The Shadow Wolves hosted the visitors from Europe, taking them on a tour of how the tracking works and the dedicated work of these Tohono O’odham members of ICE.
In July we were fortunate to have visitors from Columbia who had a chance to see the Mexican/American border and visit with Sheriff Tony Estrada. It is always a pleasure for the visitors to spend time with the Sheriff and learn of border issues.
In November we hosted a group from the Pacific Islands where they were fortunate enough to meet with the Pascua Yaqui police department, and then on to the Tohono O’odham reservation where they met with the SXD Education Program Manager. This meeting lead them to join Ms. Hobbs in a visit to Sells to the Read more about Pacific Islands meet with Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O’odham[…]
The Open World Group visited us a couple of months ago from Eurasia. The program was part of the Rumsfeld Foundation administered by FHI360 and SAZCIV. The visitors were home stay guests while in Southern Arizona. We thank the hosts for opening their homes and hearts to the visitors.