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[…]
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. 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[…]
“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[…]
Mixer with Latin American visitors at Monterey Court Café 505 W. Miracle Mile Tucson, AZ May 3 from 5:30 – 7:00 All welcome.
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?[…]
The annual meeting of SAZCIV will be held at the Mexican Consulate in Tucson. The event is from 2 – 4. Keynote Speaker Norman Houston is the head of Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington, D.C, the official Northern Ireland mission to the United States. In this role, he holds the rank of Ambassador and focuses on creating Read more about Annual SAZCIV Meeting[…]
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!