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.

Imagine the world differently.


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New Digital Communications and Marketing Manager

Laura Kirk is joining L’Arche USA with a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Public Relations from Marylhurst University. She brings with her a decade of work experience with non-profit organizations

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A Profound Call to Love

By Rhea Matar L’Arche Syracuse Assistant from 2013-2015 In the summer of 2013, I packed three duffel bags and boarded an overnight train that took me 800 miles from my home in Illinois to Syracuse, New York. There I would … Read more

Safe and Brave Spaces

The first time I engaged in a meaningful conversation with a person with an intellectual disability wasn’t one of my best moments.  As many young adults, I felt insecure and awkward

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