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John M. Cook

Executive Director

L'Arche

Direct Phone: (202) ***-****       

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L'Arche

3745 West 12Th Street

Erie, Pennsylvania 16505

United States

Company Description

L'Arche Toronto makes a long-term commitment to those who make their homes in our communities. Planning to provide for the current and complex changing needs of our community members is essential. It is through the faithful relationships and kind suppor ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Attorney

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Attorney

Federal Trade Commission

Affiliations

General Secretary
Kikuyu Central Association

Board Member
DC

Member
Our Lady Queen of Peace

Education

Juris Doctor

The Catholic University of America

bachelor's degree

philosophy

University of California

Web References (153 Total References)


While at Akin Gump, David hired ...

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While at Akin Gump, David hired a young lawyer by the name of John Cook.

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John later left the firm to become the executive director of L'Arche GWDC.


While at Akin Gump, David hired ...

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While at Akin Gump, David hired a young lawyer by the name of John Cook.

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John later left the firm to become the executive director of L'Arche GWDC.


"The natural thing would have been ...

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"The natural thing would have been to clean the body, sit with it, say some prayers and then call the funeral home," said John Cook, L'Arche Greater Washington's executive director.


by John Cook, Executive ...

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by John Cook, Executive Director

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There was another moment about 25 years ago when L'Arche core person Melonie Nelson said to me, "John Cook, you gotta quit hatin' yourself.
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John Cook has been the executive director of L'Arche Greater Washington, D.C. since 1996. This article is an excerpt from his talk at the annual Heart of L'Arche fundraising breakfast held on May 6, 2014.


John Cook doesn't look like a ...

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John Cook doesn't look like a man facing the prospect of 900 days in jail. As I meet Cook in the home he runs for mentally disabled people in Adams Morgan, the D.C. government is threatening to slam him with fines and jail time because he refuses to evict a 75-year- old man whose greatest wish in life is to have his own little apartment.

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The fire department wants Sampson out, even though Cook, executive director of L'Arche in Washington, applied months ago for a change in paperwork that would make it okay for the sixth person in the home to stay.
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Nothing the D.C. government can do would make Cook remove Sampson from the only apartment he's ever had.
Cook spends an inordinate chunk of his life fighting D.C. bureaucrats. Mostly, their inane wishes are his commands. Like the time a fire inspector came in, saw Joseph and ordered Cook to install a "cat door," a four-foot-high obstacle to keep the cat out of the kitchen. Cook immediately complied.
A year later, the same inspector returned and summoned Cook: "What's that thing?"

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