Visitors from Uzbekistan

Captain James Scott me with visitors from Uzbekistan at the department.  Captain Scott and his team have met with a number of the international visitors sharing best practices, advanced training and many subjects of interest to law enforcement officers from around the world. We thank the department, Assistant Chief Carla Johnson and her whole team Read more about Visitors from Uzbekistan[…]

New Banner!

We are delighted to have our new banner which states the different things we are doing!  We hope you will join us to make a difference in the world, just one handshake at a time and you will see the difference, a friend is made and perception about the USA changes!

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[…]