Monthly Archives: January 2016

L’Arche Boston North Builds Accessible Home

Building a Dream – Keeping a Promise by Swanna Champlin, Executive Director In 1983, a few families came together to create a L’Arche community, a place where their adult children with intellectual disabilities could have a lifelong home after they were … Continue reading

L’Arche USA to Open Two New Communities

Homes slated to open in 2016 and 2017 In a unanimous decision the L’Arche USA Board of Directors voted to welcome two new projects—communities soon to open their front doors. The vote was followed by applause and a few misty … Continue reading

No Lions in Paris

For centuries, travel writing has shaped the way we view the world. But when’s the last time you heard from a travel writer with cerebral palsy? Meet Musa from L’Arche Kenya In this web episode from L’Arche International, Musa Kirokote … Continue reading

April Boone Joins L’Arche Cleveland as Community Leader

CLEVELAND, Ohio—April Boone has been named Community Leader and Executive Director for L’Arche Cleveland, a faith-based nonprofit that supports fourteen adults who have intellectual disabilities in four family-like homes. She began the role December 1, 2015. Founded in 1975, L’Arche … Continue reading

Lessons in Vulnerability: An Interview with Agnes Chawadi

Agnes Chawadi was a founding live-in assistant for two years at L’Arche St. Louis. Prior to her work with L’Arche St. Louis, she was involved with L’Arche London and L’Arche India.  She currently provides home care to seniors. How did … Continue reading