Press Release

April 30, 2020 – Atlanta, GA. The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Foundation (ARJSCF) are now working to create health awareness programs in global markets.
 

ARJSCF was founded in 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia to strengthen partnerships and communication between Georgia and Brazil by collaborating with organizations and funding programs that promote culture, education, health and sports. A volunteer board of directors leads the organization and is responsible for program development and fund raising.

The Foundation was originally created as the funding arm for The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Committee, which operates under the City of Atlanta’s International Affairs department and Sister Cities International. The Committee is a 33-year-old organization formed by then Governor Jimmy Carter and Mayor Sam Massell.

ARJSCF Programs have included a partnership with the National Black Arts Festival (NBAF), the Brazilian Consulate in Atlanta and Miami to infuse Brazilian culture and history into NBAF.  In addition, the Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA) to provide educational scholarships for Atlanta students.

ARJSCF is  based in Atlanta, GA and is a member of the World Trade Center and AMCHAM Brazil, one of the most important and oldest US business organizations in South America, with more than 2000 members.


For Immediate Release


 In 2017 ARJSCF changed its mandate to include strengthen partnerships and communication between United States and global communities by collaborating with organizations 

 

November 22, 2010 – Atlanta, GA. The Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Foundation (ARJSCF) received nonprofit 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service in November 2010.

 ARJSCF was founded  in 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia to strengthen partnerships and communication between Georgia and Brazil by collaborating with organizations and funding. 

 

For more information about the Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro Sister Cities Foundation (ARJSCF)

please contact the foundation’s president,

Franklin McGruder

Contact: P: 404.219.4380

franklin@atlantariofoundation.org

USA:

Franklin T. McGruder, President
4062 Peachtree Road
Suite A, Concourse 193
Atlanta, GA 30319
001.404.219.4380 phone

Franklin@atlantariofoundation.org

BRASIL:

Marco Fronseca Decosta 

626 Bergen Ave. #711

New York, New York 10455

marcodacosta.press@gmail.com 917.891.2208

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