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The Disability Empowerment Center is the Center for Independent Living serving Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. DEC is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. We dedicate our efforts to breaking through the barriers to Independent Living.

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10:00 am - 11:00 am
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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Wed, Feb 18, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Wed, Feb 25, 15
10:00 am - 11:00 am
OVR / Employment Meeting
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
Wed, Mar 4, 15
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
TEACH
Disability Empowerment Center, Lancaster PA
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    DEC the Halls 2014

    With all of the excitement of the holidays and the New Year, this is a post we've been meaning to get to but just haven't.  Better late than ever, right? We had our annual DEC the Halls event on … [Read More...]

    Board President, Matt Gray

    Our Board of Directors

    It's a new year and that means some changes for our Board of Directors. Our 2015 Board Members Matt Gray, President Lucille Miessner, Vice President Alicia Galarza, Secretary Alexis Aubry, … [Read More...]

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    Celebrating the Start of 2015

    As we step into the New Year, all of us at DEC wanted to take a moment to look back at how wonderful 2014 was, and tell you about our plans for 2015. We really did have an amazing 2014 with so many … [Read More...]

    Caleb Jesus and Kat

    Memories of Caleb

    With the holiday season, we’ve felt so much joy here at The Disability Empowerment Center.  We’ve also been carrying heavy hearts over the loss of a dear friend and colleague, Caleb Walker. Caleb … [Read More...]