Facebook has numerous groups for expats, including the group Brits in LA which has more than eight hundred British and American fans. Find your own group by logging in, click on Groups, type in your key word into the Search box.
Here are other groups as examples;
- French in LA: http://www.facebook.com/groups/becomefrenchinla/
- Europeans in Los Angeles: http://www.facebook.com/groups/2625016289/
Business and Professional Clubs
British-American Business Council
Non-profit organization that fosters alliances between UK and Californian businesses. Monthly social, business, and sporting events are held around LA.
11766 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1230,
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Kiwis in LA
Information on New Zealanders businesses and social events.
French Chamber of Commerce
A professional organization that promotes business relationships and opportunities between France and America.
10390 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 130, Los Angeles, CA 90025
There are many opportunities to volunteer in Los Angeles which not only gives you a chance to do a good deed, but also helps you to connect with like-minded people.
Rotary club of Los Angeles
Global organization of humanitarians provide services to people, promote ethical standards.
American Red Cross
Red Cross has offices throughout LA to provide a helping hand to the people in need all over the world.
The Volunteer Center of LA
An online resource that aims to help everyone find somewhere to volunteer.
An organization that matches volunteers with relevant opportunities. Through their website you can search for opportunities by region and impact area, i.e. elderly or children.
Craigslist ( http://www.craigslist.com/ )