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September 17, 2019

Charter Work Day

We invite you to join the L’Arche GWDC community in sharing our stories with the International Federation of L’Arche as we ….

September 5, 2019

We’re Hiring! Home Life Leader Role Available

The 6th Street Home Life Leader role is now accepting applications for an October 2019 start. The mission of the role ….

September 4, 2019

Announcement: Current Opening for One Core Person in Washington D.C.

L’Arche GWDC currently has an opening to welcome one core person (adult with an intellectual disability) to our homes in Adams Morgan. We ….

August 16, 2019

My Time at L’Arche

Written by Joe Walker I was drawn to L’Arche through a curiosity and a desire to serve this summer. I first ….

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August 16, 2019

Just Be Me

Jessica Duncan first heard about L’Arche in a way befitting the 21st century – on a podcast. She was intrigued by ….

August 14, 2019

My experience at L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. as a French summer volunteer

Written by Lucas Thoraval  July 4th, 2019, 5 pm. I get out of the plane coming from France. The first thing ….

August 2, 2019

What’s happening to the DC DDA Health Initiative?

In late June, L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. learned, alongside other disability service providers, that a long-standing contract between the DC Department ….

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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 ….

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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 ….