What an amazing group of super nice visitors that came to Tucson Feb. 18 – 22, 2020. Countries represented were Chad; Lebanon; Morocco; Palestinian Territories and Tunisia. On Friday night, the night before the departure Citizen Diplomacy Alliance hosted a mixer with the group at Monterey Court Café on the patio. Although the weather was Read more about Rule of Law and the U.S. Judicial System – Near East Program[…]
Citizen Diplomacy Alliance hosted visitors from Kyrgyz Republic in November. The group was here to study Editorial Process for Print and Online Media. These upper level media people were fortunate enough to meet with some top level media people while in Tucson. Associate Professor at the University of Arizona Journalism School, Jeannine Relly, met with Read more about Citizen Diplomacy Alliance hosted visitors from Kyrgyz Republic in November.[…]
Tucson was the host for a group of Young Pacific Leaders from Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Marshall Islands and New Zealand. The group visited the Pascua Yaqui Police Department with Lieutenant Elizabeth Esparza to discuss immigration issues and other areas the police encounter on the reservation. Greg Watson of the University of Read more about The Young Pacific Leaders[…]
On September 13 we were fortunate enough to meet our group of Disability Coaches from Russia that were here on an Open World program. The purpose was to expose them to the systems and equipment used by the Disability Coaches and teams in Tucson. This group was as diverse in personalities as it was Read more about Disability Coaches from Russia[…]
Citizen Diplomacy Alliance was pleased to host a group from the Middle East that were here studying “Women in Politics and Civil Society”. The group met with both men and women in the political world and leaders in education and law enforcement. This delightful group of women were a joy to host! We want to Read more about Wonderful Group![…]
In July 2019 Citizen Diplomacy Alliance, in partnership with the US Consulate in Nogales, Sonora, began a 5 week (Saturday) program for 15 7 & 8th grade girls in Nogales, Sonora on STEM. Alma Peralta, board member of Citizen Diplomacy Alliance, headed up this project. She lined up the programs, attended all the sessions and Read more about The Sonoran Grant Project[…]
At one of our board meetings we took a second to snap a picture of our board members. These dedicated people make the events and programs that we do possible.
In June Pat and her husband, Greg, joined other friends and family for a cruise on the Danube. What this did for Pat was to allow her to see some of the countries that she hadn’t traveled to but have hosted visitors from here in the IVLP program. We were in German, Austria, Hungry ,with Read more about Opportunity to visit Europe[…]
On July 2 the U.S. Consul General, Virgina Stabb, her husband, Andre, and staff welcomed hundreds to the residence of the CG for a celebration of the independence of the USA. This lovely event included leaders from Mexico and the USA. The opportunity to meet new people, share our story of Citizen Diplomacy Alliance is Read more about Independence at the Consulate[…]
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.