Multimedia Archives

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

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

Jillian Glasgow Named Recruiter

Jillian Glasgow has been named Recruitment and Administrative Assistant for L’Arche USA, which has nineteen communities across the country where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers. Her role focuses on two critical operational areas: … Continue reading

‘You Gotta Join Your Life’

by Mary Ruppert “You gotta join your life. People are going to love you. You gotta join your life ….” I repeated to myself, with tears pouring down my cheeks, nose dripping, and no sign of a tissue this side … Continue reading

Interfaith Voices

An Interview with David Li and Elisha Preston The Charter of the Communities of L’Arche states: “In a divided world, L’Arche wants to be a sign of hope. Its communities, founded on covenant relationships between people of differing intellectual capacity, social … Continue reading

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. – Called to Love

Eileen calls me to love in so many ways. -Megan Guzman, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.

L’Arche Wavecrest – The Arch of Love

“We’re not any different from anyone else. We all have the same needs, the need to be loved and to feel valued.” – Cathy Acton This 2015 video made by students at Chapman University introduces viewers to members of the … Continue reading