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sos help

SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris Offers Free Support in English

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. SOS Paris is an English-language telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
quarantine

Life Under Quarantine for a Bi-Cultural Student

A half-French, half-American student reflects on the evolution of the Coronavirus quarantine and how it has altered her life in the space of a few weeks.
Good News

Searching for Good News in Uncertain Times

Nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny reflects on uncertain times and the silver linings that could emerge from the stormclouds ahead.
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Community Connections: Women’s Groups to Plug You Into Paris

INSPIRELLE gives you the scoop on essential women’s associations and clubs which have helped generations of women make France feel more like home. So, what are you waiting for? Get connected!
domestic abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse in France through Solidarity and Support

Meet the woman providing help to expats experiencing domestic abuse through providing resources and lending a caring ear.
act now

2020: Act Now for Women and for Our Planet

Climate change and gender inequality are two of the biggest issues facing our world today. Here's how you can be part of the solution and bring about positive change.
AAWE Bazaar

Holiday Fun and Great Bargains at the American Winter Festival in Paris

It’s the biggest and longest-running bazaar in Paris, organized by the city’s American community. Impossible to walk out empty-handed at this year's American Winter Festival!

EKIPP: Building a Community, One Extraordinary Kid at a Time

For parents of special-needs children, being an expat can be especially lonely and difficult. Luckily, the EKIPP support network is here to help.

Why I’m Running 30 Marathons in 30 countries before I turn 30

Meet the Paris marathon runner who came up with the crazy idea to run 30 marathons in 30 countries before she turns 30. With Run to Reach, Liz Warner is running to change lives.
European election

What a European Election Soirée Taught an American Millennial  

An American student in Paris attends a European Election night soirée to better understand what young people like her are thinking about as they cast their ballot.