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Sunday, January 17 • 10:00am - 12:30pm
Field Trip: Community and Collaboration at L'Arche FILLING

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Limited Capacity seats available

Field Trips will depart from the Main Ballroom. 

Experience how L’Arche Hamilton builds community in Hamilton providing people with and without intellectual disabilities a home, workplace, creative opportunities and a place of belonging. In this interactive workshop, you will learn more about how Jean Vanier desired to empower the marginalized and opened the first L’Arche home which has since grown to over 140 communities all over the world. You will gain experience learning from core members and assistants who share life together and live ‘L’Arche’ daily.

Field trip location: L'Arche Hamilton Day Center

Speakers
avatar for Michael Barry

Michael Barry

Michael is a busy guy. He joined L’Arche in 1983. He loves sports and participates in basketball and soccer throughout the year and is an avid fan of the Leafs and Blue Jays even though he says ‘Buh-bye’ to them each season. He loves spending time with his family and friends... Read More →
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Cynthia Klus

Cynthia has been living in L’Arche for 23 years. She loves L’Arche life living with her two friends and enjoys her job working at a secondary school in Hamilton where she also makes presentations about L’Arche to high school students. She also enjoys visiting her family and... Read More →
avatar for Paige McIsaac

Paige McIsaac

Paige is the Community Relations Coordinator and Supported Independent Living Leader for L’Arche Hamilton. She works to broaden L’Arche Hamilton’s outreach in the community by both welcoming volunteers and helping out in the community. She started living in L’Arche Hamilton... Read More →
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Janice Morrison

Janice was one of the first core members who came to live in L’Arche Hamilton in 1978. She spends her days volunteering at a coffee shop, making art at the L’Arche Creative Hands Art Studio, knitting, getting to know the neighbourhood cats and spending time with her friends in... Read More →
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Jasmine Waslowski

Jasmine joined the L’Arche community as a part-time Assistant in September of 2015. She has felt incredibly welcomed at L’Arche and is amazed by what she learns every day. During her undergraduate studies at McMaster, Jasmine developed a keen interest in learning from and working... Read More →


Sunday January 17, 2016 10:00am - 12:30pm EST
Hamilton Convention Centre, Wentworth/Main Ballroom (Main Floor)