Citizen Diplomacy Alliance, Eastern Arizona College and the Gila Valley Rotary invite you to a special presentation on Human Trafficking

Citizen Diplomacy Alliance, Eastern Arizona College and the Gila Valley Rotary invite you to a special presentation on Human Trafficking  Featuring Jerry Payton, Executive Director of  Sold No More and Lisa Hansen, Program Manager The Mission of Sold No More is to end sex trafficking in Southern Arizona and provide a hopeful solution to this Read more about Citizen Diplomacy Alliance, Eastern Arizona College and the Gila Valley Rotary invite you to a special presentation on Human Trafficking[…]

To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona

 To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona JFCS of Southern Arizona has published two volumes of “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona” that share the personal testimonies of 81 Holocaust Survivors.  Throughout the year, Survivors read their stories in public libraries and other community venues. Please come and listen to their first-hand Read more about To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona[…]

From the Executive Director, Pat Watson – What a year!!

2018 was a banner year for Citizen Diplomacy Alliance.  First, the name change from Southern Arizona Council for International Visitors to Citizen Diplomacy Alliance to better describe what the mission and vision of the organization is and what we do. We hosted 108 international visitors to Southern Arizona this year.  Each with their own interests, Read more about From the Executive Director, Pat Watson – What a year!![…]

Algerian Visitors

This delightful group from Algeria were here to study Domestic Violence.  Sent to us by the Department of State and Cultural Vistas, they had the opportunity to not only have great meetings but also were welcomed with home hospitality! During orientations Pat mentioned that her granddaughter (Kara Hancock – former secretary for the Alliance) was Read more about Algerian Visitors[…]

Land Rights Group in Tucson in August of 2018

The group was a regional delegation from Australia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Timor-Leste and Vietnam here to study land rights.  The opportunity to meet with so many quality presenters made their trip to the desert well worth their time.  The liaison, Marek Kuzman, returned to Tucson with this group, always good to have a friend come back! Read more about Land Rights Group in Tucson in August of 2018[…]

Andrew Selee Event – June 12, 2018

SAZCIV hosted an event with Andrew Selee at the Community Room at Pima Community College District office.  The event had over 124 people in attendance.  At the talk in Nogales, AZ there were 80 people in attendance. Andrew Selee’s book, “Vanishing Frontiers” had just been released and he was here to share his story of Read more about Andrew Selee Event – June 12, 2018[…]

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the Governor’s luncheon at Star Pass on May 10

“The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the Governor’s luncheon at Star Pass on May 10.  It was a pleasure to be in the company of such a large group of business people from all areas of Tucson and Southern Arizona. Our very own Alma Vanessa Peralta worked hard to help make this event the Read more about The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted the Governor’s luncheon at Star Pass on May 10[…]

Punch and Casey Woods hosted the visitors from Cuba

“On May 5, 2018, Punch and Casey Woods hosted the visitors from Cuba, Mr. Juan Carlos Blain Noste and Mr. Hector Jose Naspe Perez from Venezuela,  at their beautiful home.  Great food, great friends and the conversation was stimulating.  The visitors were so pleased to be able to share about their work and their countries. Read more about Punch and Casey Woods hosted the visitors from Cuba[…]