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[…]
Southern Arizona, Tucson, and the Citizen Diplomacy Alliance have lost a vital, insightful and delightful friend. We stop to remember Charles T. (Punch) Woods, a member of our Advisory Committee and longtime active member of the Alliance through the years. As the former Executive Director of the Community Food Bank, he was ardent advocate for Read more about In Memoriam[…]
With COVID-19 causing such a huge impact on everyone we want to take a minute to tell you what we are going to be working on to keep you informed on how this has impacted the life of our future and past visitors. We are sending out emails to our previous visitors and asking them Read more about CITIZEN DIPLOMACY ALLIANCE 2019/2020[…]
On April 11, 2019 Congressman Tom O’ Halleran met with Pat Watson at a Town Hall meeting in Thatcher at Eastern Arizona College. The congressman spoke to local citizens regarding their concerns, answered questions and took time to visit with Pat about Citizen Diplomacy Alliance.
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 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[…]
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[…]
We’ve changed our name and up’ d our game!!
Michael Ford is our new president, a former chief of police for South Tucson and Lieutenant with the the Tohono O’odham tribal police in Sells. He is currently a member of the Primavera staff working with those that are looking to better their lives. Michael has traveled internationally, is a great presenter to our visitors Read more about Welcome to the new SAZCIV president, Michael Ford[…]
Mixer with Latin American visitors at Monterey Court Café 505 W. Miracle Mile Tucson, AZ May 3 from 5:30 – 7:00 All welcome.