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July 19, 2019

Intentional Inclusion: L’Arche GWDC on a Special Olympics Panel

The conference room was quiet in the offices of the Special Olympics in Washington, DC, as everyone around the table listened ….

People stand on a stage, dancing, singing, and waving flags. A projection behind them says "Celebration!"
July 19, 2019

No One Walks Alone: Northeast Regional Gathering 2019

On a sunny Thursday morning in June, members of L’Arche GWDC loaded up vans full of community members, foregoing the usual ….

June 17, 2019

On the Basis of Equality

Shep Abell is many things – a lawyer, a former adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, board member of ….

May 17, 2019

Belonging from St. Louis to London

From St. Louis to Dublin, to D.C., and on to London – Chelsea Sullivan’s L’Arche story has spanned the globe, shaped ….

May 7, 2019

L’Arche USA Announces the Death of Founder Jean Vanier – Press Release

Editor’s Note: There will be a service in memory of Jean Vanier on June 8th in Washington, DC. Please find details ….

April 12, 2019

L’Arche through the Camera Lens

Brian Taylor has been volunteering with L’Arche GWDC for nine years – he came to make one video and kept coming ….

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March 21, 2019

Creativity and Community: SolidariDay 2019

The energy was high from the very beginning of SolidariDay 2019. This was more than a fundraiser – it was a ….

March 15, 2019

Our Brother Mo

Maurice “Mo” Higgs 1936-2019 Dear Community, It is with great grief and aching hearts that the L’Arche GWDC community shares the ….

February 8, 2019

Coming together to discuss Solidarity with L’Arche International and L’Arche USA Leaders

As we celebrated Johnny’s Art show Opening Feb 2nd at the Potter’s House and gear-up for SolidariDay on March 9th—proceeds from ….

January 10, 2019

L’Arche GWDC Duo Advocate for More Medicaid Waivers at Town Hall

“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Charles Clark, and I’m here to advocate for more Medicaid waivers for people ….