World Watch: Zooming in on Colombia with Ambassador Phillip Goldberg.

On September 3rd at 9:00 AM CDA Zoomed with U.S. Ambassador Phillip Goldberg, live from the Embassy in Bogotá Colombia, the fourth in our on-going series of World Watch meetings with U.S. Ambassadors abroad.  The Ambassador spoke about current conditions in Colombia in terms of the pandemic and the complex repatriation of 15,000 U.S. citizens Read more about World Watch: Zooming in on Colombia with Ambassador Phillip Goldberg.[…]

If you could ask a United States Ambassador

If you could ask a United States Ambassador anything about the past, current, orfuture state of a country or region, or its role in global events, what would youwant to know? I ask because Citizen Diplomacy Alliance’s (CDA) new series ofZoom programs “World Watch” lets you sit at home at your computer or deviceand “meet” Read more about If you could ask a United States Ambassador[…]

Life After the Foreign Service: The View from Tucson

A fter retiring in 2003, I moved to Tucson to earn an MA in Higher Education and complete coursework to-ward a Ph.D. that opened many doors in academia.  Since 2004, I have had the privilege of working at Pima Community College in a num-ber of capacities, including ad-vising and teaching for-credit Student Success classes.  I also Read more about Life After the Foreign Service: The View from Tucson[…]

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[…]

Human Trafficking Presentation

Once October 25 an outstanding panel of experts on Human Trafficking shared information with the public.  This was part of the speaker series provided by Citizen Diplomacy Alliance to provide valuable information to the public and the Alliance members. The panel consisted, from left to right: Consul Pineda from the Mexican Consulate, Jerry Payton and Read more about Human Trafficking Presentation[…]