Thank You!

A huge thanks to everyone who came out to International Unity Day 2019! We had a great time and hope you did too!

The AEI Startup Factory at Stonecrest Mall was the awesome space for this inaugural event.
This awesome Mexican Dance Team from DeKalb Schools was a huge highlight of the day!
Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary brought greetings to our festival goers.
The Mexican Dance Team with Commissioner Lorraine Cochran Johnson, Dekalb County
Our Parade of Nations was absolutely beautiful and led by our youth from DeKalb and Rockdale County schools.
The Parade of Nations begins, starting with Djoli Kelen African Drum and Dance Team!

Congratulations to our International Short Film Showcase Contest winners:

1st Place: Tequoia Urbina “The Hard Pass”

2nd Place: Agustin Castillo Fernando “Circle of Boundaries”

3rd: Ly’dia Moore “Beauty Marks”

Join the American Institute for Resource and Human Development (AIRHD), a nonprofit 501c3 organization serving citizens in the state of Georgia in supplementary and educational education for 12+ years, on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 9 am to 5 pm. As primary sponsor to AIRHD on this event, DP Global Media is combining resources to produce a family-friendly, fresh, educational, high energy and positive event.

School and community groups and families will enjoy fun, food and so much more! Explore this page and our social media pages to get involved.

Workshops will include:

  • First-hand Accounts on Living and Working Abroad
  • Global Education and Internationalizing Curriculum (*especially for educators by Fulbright Fellows)
  • Author’s Circle Advice on Writing Your First Book
  • Diversity in Technology

Thank you to our Vendors and Sponsors who joined forces with us!

If you would like to be a Vendor, Sponsor, or Volunteer in 2020, please contact or call 404-516-5731 to get involved.

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  • Buy a Ticket and Enjoy a Day of Fun!
  • Support Us as a Sponsor!
  • Get Your Business Out There as a Vendor!
  • Submit Your Short Film to the Short Film Showcase
  • See below for details:

Congratulations to our first annual International Short Film Showcase winners! We will do it again in 2020, so filmmakers get ready! Also, stay on the lookout for our Independent Film Showcase Nights coming throughout the year in 2020!

It’s an extra bonus if your short film is about a cultural or lifestyle difference, but it’s not mandatory. We mainly want to showcase good work and creativity.

Why enter? To win cash prizes: $300 (1st); $200 (2nd); $100 (3rd). Plus win a VIP opportunity to meet and get feedback from Jamey Giddens, Creator and Executive Producer of the new hit television drama, Ambitions along with some of the show’s Atlanta-based cast members, AND the opportunity to live stream your short or film on the XOD Platform (giving you potential to earn income based on your viewing audience).

What can you submit? The link to your short film (1-10 minutes long) on YouTube or Vimeo. Plus $50 entry fee to on PayPal or $denisepowellmedia on CashApp. FREE SHORT FILM SUBMISSION FOR STUDENTS WITH VALID ID. See genres below.

When is the deadline? 11/1/2019 at 11:59 p.m. Time is of the essence. Of submissions entered, 10 will be shown.

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Prelaunch! And to my fabulous team!

November 16, 2019 will be a day of many cultures. Attendees, Sponsors, and Vendors, we need you to help make this day beautiful in every way! And we promise to deliver you exposure to several hundred to 1,000 people from many of the 500+ cultures that live in metro Atlanta.

The Unity Day Outdoor Event is FREE.

Buy a Ticket Here for an All-Access Pass to Indoor Activities, which include the Workshops (10 am-1 pm) and the Short Film Showcase (2-4 pm): $10.00

Please view our Sponsor Benefit Levels and let us know where you see your company:

Checks for your tax-deductible contribution to AIRHD for the International Unity Day Festival may be mailed to:

AIRHD, P.O. Box 1421, Conyers, GA 30012

Sponsor Levels

Vendors will love this festival of international unity, taking place in honor of International Tolerance Day. People from more than 500 different countries live in metro Atlanta. This day long festival is being hosted by the American Institute for Resource and Human Development (a 501c3 nonprofit) to bring people together to celebrate and educate each other on our many cultures.

See below for the vendor form. Contact and/or with any questions.

Vendor Type

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