Welcome to L’Arche USA

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 inclusive communities of faith and friendship, and transform society through relationships that cross social boundaries. Learn more about Who We Are

#AsIAm: Nineteen Paper Cranes

Your country wakes to the news that you are disposable. In this episode, we see L’Arche Japan’s response to the largest mass murder in their country since World War II.

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#AsIAm: Nineteen Paper Cranes

On July 26, 2016, a man attacked a center for people with disabilities in Sagamihara in Japan, killing 19 people and seriously injuring 26. This July 26, 2017, L’Arche International is launching the 9th film in its #AsIAm web series, … Read more

Sharing Daily Life

It’s the small moments of sharing daily life together in a L’Arche community that add up to something profound, and even holy.  Check out this video to catch a glimpse of life in L’Arche Greater Washington DC

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Crossing Borders

This week, 46 members of L’Arche USA are in Belfast, Northern Ireland for the L’Arche Federation Assembly. Usually, L’Arche is an experience of relationship that unfolds its transformative gift in the ordinary everyday life of our communities

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