Franca is the peoples' advocate for all citizens of Greensboro! She is proud to call Greensboro home today and is committed to serving, protecting and improving our communities as an At-Large representative, putting our beloved city first because our children deserve better. Franca, is a mother of 3 beautiful daughters, she is the Founder and Executive Director of a grassroots non-profit organization. She is an educator, an advocate and most of all, a well-respected member of our Greensboro community. Franca has over 15 years of immigration legal experience as a Department of Justice Accredited Immigration Legal Representative. She has used her skills and expertise to liaise with, advocate for and assist community members with the tools they need to become self-sufficient, productive members of society.
Franca was the first female Chair of the City of Greensboro’s International Advisory Committee (I.A.C.). Additionally, she is currently serving as a City Commissioner with Greensboro’s Criminal Justice Advisory Commission (GCJAC), and she also serves as a Board member of the City of Greensboro’s Police Community Review Board (P.C.R.B). Just recently, Franca was appointed to serve on the City of Greensboro's Ad-Hoc Committee for Disparity Studies . She is a graduate of Greensboro's City Academy as well as the Police Citizens Academy.
She is committed to working to make Greensboro more effective and to serve as a voice for our vulnerable underserved community members particularly when it comes to safe & affordable housing, education equity, public safety & social justice, as well as access to better quality of life for all residents of Greensboro. Franca believes that Greensboro should be more inclusive and truly represent our diverse communities so that together, we can develop as a city creating opportunities for everyone who calls Greensboro home.