“Growth toward openness means dialogue, trusting in others, listening to them, particularly to those who say things we don’t like to hear, speaking together about our mutual needs and how we might grow to new things. The birth of a good society comes when people start to trust each other, to share with each other, and to feel concerned for each other.”


In June 2019, the JVRC launched its inaugural effort to bring together a handful of scholars and non-profit leaders from L'Arche and other organizations that draw inspiration from him.

If you'd like to be added to a list for occasional updates on the Centre & Symposium activities or for more information contact:  Erika Katzman, PhD via  jvrc@kings.uwo.ca

Jean Vanier

Disability Studies at King's