Resources

For the Community

Organizations

Alliance Francaise de Seattle
Our principle mission is to promote the appreciation of Francophone culture and the French language, and to encourage friendship and collaboration with the French speaking world.

Frenchculture.org
French culture and education in the USA.

French-American Chamber of Commerce, Pacific Northwest
We, the French American Chamber of Commerce in the United States, are a binational non-profit organization that seeks to contribute through the efforts of our chapters and members to the development and improvement of economic, commercial, and financial relations between France and the United States.

German Heritage Society
The German Heritage Society promotes the preservation of heritage, language and culture of all German speaking people and those of German ancestry, and promotes unity, cooperation and goodwill between all German speaking organizations and individuals in the Pacific Northwest and administers the affairs of the German House.

Italian Club
The Italian Club host an entire year of activities for all age groups, everything from a Golf Tournament and a Day at Emerald Downs to Halloween & Christmas parties for the children of members.

Northwest Danish Association
The mission of Northwest Danish Association is to preserve and share with others our Danish culture, traditions, and values. Northwest Danish Association enriches community life experience through cultural exchange and social outreach.

Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)
We are dedicated to fostering an informed, aware, and vibrant community of film lovers.

Swedish Club
The Swedish Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with the objective of promoting a better understanding between the United States and the Scandinavian countries, through learning about, practicing and celebrating the culture and traditions of Scandinavia, with an emphasis on Sweden.

Seattle Swiss Society
The Seattle Swiss Society is an active club, a great way to meet new and old Swiss friends. We organize regular events throughout the year for members, their families and guests.

World Affairs Council
The World Affairs Council links greater Seattle to the world.  World Affairs Council programs provide opportunities for everyone in greater Seattle to be a global citizen by advancing a deep understanding of international events and culture.

 

RSOs at UW

French Cinema Club
Maximize exposure to French culture through cinema.

French Club at UW
The French Club at the University of Washington strives to promote a nurturing environment where students of all levels can practice speaking French while making connections with other French-speaking people.

Italian Club at the University of Washington 
To support the Italian Studies Program at the University of Washington through enriching the education of students by taking the academic experience beyond the limits of the classroom. To promote, develop, and raise interest for Italian art, culture and language. To promote, through initiatives and activities of the RSO, fellowship and networking among students, staff and faculty of the Italian Studies Program and the greater Seattle Community.

Spanish Club 
The purpose of this club is to create a space where people with all levels of Spanish speaking ability are able to come together and practice their Spanish

 

Publications

Seattle Globalist
The Seattle Globalist is a daily online publication that covers the connections between local and global issues here in Seattle. We highlight diverse voices and train the next generation of media makers.

 

Language Schools

Washington Academy of Language
WAL trains students in a number of world languages and offers graduate TESOL Certificate Programs . University credit is offered for these TESOL certificate programs through City University of Seattle.