Multimedia Archives

L’Arche Wavecrest Names Executive Director

Jim Morgan has been named Executive Director for L’Arche Wavecrest in Orange, California, effective January 17, 2017. L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, create … Continue reading

Beyond the Wall

When wars break out, many heroes go unnoticed. On International Day of People with Disability, L’Arche celebrates these unnoticed heroes everywhere, of every ability. In this episode, we share the story of Colonel N’Da from L’Arche Ivory Coast and his … Continue reading

Joni

L’Arche Portland debuted “Joni” on October 15, 2016 at 2016 Benefit Celebration.

Share the Journey

L’Arche Portland debuted “Share the Journey: Ben & Ilana” on October 15, 2016 at 2016 Benefit Celebration.

Self and Community: The Importance of Interdependence and Its Shadow Side

L’Arche Chicago Community Life Director Luca Badetti presented at the Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. Badetti was invited to give the Jean Vanier Emerging Scholar Lecture based on his doctoral work on community and self-determination.

If I Were a Color

People with disabilities are often more disabled by the societies they live in than by their bodies or diagnosis. In this episode, Nagat from L’Arche Egypt explains how she and her brother faced societies’ attempt to disable their humanity. Imagine … Continue reading

L’Arche Plans to Open in Colorado

Community to include sustainable homes and farm where adults with and without intellectual disabilities live and work as peers When Sarah Reichhardt ended her time at L’Arche Tahoma Hope in Tacoma, Washington, she vowed to hold onto the values she’d … Continue reading

Embrace you in(abilities)! Luca Badetti presents at TEDxBend

L’Arche Chicago Community Life Director Luca Badetti recently gave a talk with TEDxBend, sharing the essence of what we in L’Arche communities know to be true: that we are stronger together as complete human beings capable of deep connection not only because of … Continue reading

Google Larry

In the 1990s, people with autism began using the internet to build online communities, breaking the myth that autism imprisons people in a solitary existence. In this episode, however, Larry Gourley finds a limit to the gift and reaches the edge … Continue reading

God Says Yes: A Visit to L’Arche Bethlehem

by Isaac Villegas, Pastor, Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship, North Carolina They had told me to come by around eight in the morning. People were already gathered in the main room, seated in chairs pushed against the walls. A woman greeted … Continue reading