Complement your French formation with these interesting and useful French media groups, associations, cultural, and business sources.
There are 12 Alliances Françaises in California. If you happen to be travelling and want to check out a local chapter and their cultural
activities, or if your family moves to one of these regions, here are links to their website. For other states, click on the Federation
Website and look for the state you need.
AF of Fresno
AF of Monterey
AF of Napa Valley
AF de la Rivera Californienne
AF de Sacramento
AF of Santa Rosa
The French Fair (annual event)
Comité Officiel organizes and sponsors the celebration of the French National day: Bastille
Day,on July 14th. It also helps the other French organizations in the Bay Area and participates in local events. Its mission is to
maintain and enhance the relationships between France and the “City by the Bay”.
French American Chamber of Commerce
Engage and foster the French-American business community. Support companies in their settlement and development in the Bay Area, from Napa Valley to Silicon Valley.
San Francisco Bay Accueil (for arriving families)
Union des Francais a l’Etranger (UFE)
Le Petit Futé
Le Guide du Routard
Everything about Paris
Practical info on France
The French railway system (SNCF)
Hotels, car rental
The weather forecast
French courses in France
Le Musée d’Orsay
Réseau Main dans la Main (RMDM) offre une écoute et une aide personnalisée et ponctuelle à toute personne rencontrant des difficultés d’ordre psychologique, médicale, sociale, éducative, administrative, économique/matérielle. Nous proposons également d’aborder les problématiques spécifiques aux personnes âgées.
Join Bernadette Theisen, a member of the Board of the AFSCV, as she regularly visits and documents the life in total immersion in a small village at Burkina Faso.