The District of Columbia Chapter of Partners of the Americas (formally known as D.C. Partners of Brasilia, Inc.) fosters inter-American friendship, cooperation, and inter-cultural understanding by linking in a partnership the people of the District of Columbia and of the Federal District of Brazil. Partners members join with local community members and local and national organizations in both communities to develop and implement projects and exchanges which enhance the educational, social, economic, and cultural well-being of both communities.