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Meet our new Executive Director, Frédérique Lamort

Bonjour members, students, donors, and friends: On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to share the news that Frédérique Lamort has been named Executive Director of the Alliance Française de Sacramento.  I am confident that Frédérique’s teaching experience, organizational skills, and deep history with our Alliance will allow us to continue to thrive, even during these challenging times. I’d like to extend a grand merci to outgoing Executive Director Candice Harrington for all her accomplishments over the last four years – and especially for leading our dedicated team as we moved our classes and events online due to the coronavirus […]

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Big changes for the Alliance in 2020!

Dear friends, Executive Director, Candice Harrington, who has successfully led the Alliance Française de Sacramento for the last three and a half years, has announced that she will be leaving her post in the spring. Her bright smile, warm greeting, and sense of adventure will be greatly missed by all of us. Since Candice was hired as Executive Director in June 2016, our Alliance has experienced impressive growth. In addition to revamping the French language program, she orchestrated an innovative slate of events and programs, including our spring gala, fall fundraiser, weekend workshops, children’s film festival, summer camps, and Francophonie […]

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MERCI to our Fall Fundraiser Sponsors!

These amazing sponsors are the backbone to our events here at the Alliance. We could not have done it without them! Check out these local Sacramento businesses and tell them the Alliance Française sent you!

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Introducing our new Saturday Workshops!

~ Introducing  “Les Ateliers du Samedi” ~ Sponsored by  Cook|Brown LLP We are so excited to announce our new Saturday  workshops curated just for you to explore the French language & culture in a new and creative way! Taught by our very own teachers, from cooking traditional french dishes to learning the history of Rock music in France, there is sure to be something for everyone! All levels of French are welcome! Click here to register, or email us at info@afsacramento.org !    

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Message from the President

Chers amis, The first time I walked into a classroom at the Alliance Française, I was terrified. Would I fail to recall any of the French I learned years ago in college? Make an embarrassing faux pas? Forget to roll my rrrr’s? What if I couldn’t understand the teacher? (Sound familiar?) Turns out I had nothing to fear. At the Alliance, I found a warm, welcoming community of people like me who love all things French. I forged special friendships with fellow students, members, teachers, and staff. Et oui, along the way, I polished my French, discovered the culture and […]

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