April 13, 2018 SAZCIV participated in the Health Fair organized by our own Maria Valdez-Cardenas. The YMCA building on W 33st in Tucson was the hub for the activity and the whole street was lined with booths to encourage people to become involved. SAZCIV was there with current president, Peter Becskehazy (not pictured), Maria Valdez-Cardenas, Read more about SAZCIV Participated in the April 13, 2018 Health Fair[…]
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?[…]
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[…]
Australia Visitors Ms. Cassandra Mao, Board Director, Youth without Borders, and Mr. Alex Splitt, Senior Policy Officer, Aboriginal Housing Victoria were visitors to SAZCIV from September 21 – 26, 2017. The people they met with went over and above to make sure the visit accomplished all their goals. Special thanks to Alma Peralta from the Read more about Visitors from Australia and India[…]
SAZCIV is proud to announce that so far in 2017 we have hosted visitors from the following countries (and there will be more by the end of the year.) Bangladesh, Croatia, Japan, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Burkina Faso, Chad, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Afghanistan, France, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Read more about 2017 Visits[…]
European visitors meeting the Shadow Wolves on their visit to SAZCIV. The Shadow Wolves are a part of ICE but all members of the Tohono O’odham nation serving as trackers for ICE. Kevin Carlos, with the Shadow Wolves, is an outstanding addition to the security of the USA.