Brazilian Leaders Visit Afro-Brazilian.com Headquarters
(LOS ANGELES - April 23, 2012) - Earlier this month, Afro-Brazilian.com welcomed three visitors from Brazil who were visiting Los Angeles as part of an exchange program administered by the U.S. State Department called the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The overall goal of the meeting was to show how media outlets such as Afro-Brazilian.com are working to increase awareness of the Afro-Brazilian community in the United States. Among Afro-Brazilian.com Founder Mr. Kim L. Hunter and Editorial Director Paulo P. Lima, were Marcelo Dias, human rights activist, Cláudia Franciosi, manager for Community Mobilization at Volunteer Partners and Márcio Santos, advisor for Social and Cultural Inclusion of Afro Brazilians, at the State Secretariat of Cultural, Sao Paulo Sate Government.
Afro-Brazilian.com is the first website dedicated to educating African Americans on Afro-Brazilian culture. The site is a part of LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS’ (www.lagrantcommunications.com) commitment to enriching the understanding of the diversity of the Latino and African American cultures. In addition, Afro-Brazilian.com is dedicated to raising awareness of the unique and rich Afro-Brazilian culture and the historical parallels it shares with the African American community. For more information, visit www.afro-brazilian.com.