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 was 18 years old when he was diagnosed with brain cancer and only 23 when it took him from us on December 3rd.  During that time, among … Read More

Meet the DEC Staff: Shannon Orehek

We like to take a moment on our blog to introduce you to the hardworking people that make up our staff at the Disability Empowerment Center. Today we sit down with Shannon Orehek, Service Coordinator.  For more information about Service Coordination, click here. How did you end up working at DEC? I was referred to DEC by Hillary Hasson, the … Read More

Meet the DEC Staff: Jesus Domena

We like to take a moment on our blog to introduce you to the hardworking people that make up our staff at the Disability Empowerment Center. Today we sit down with Jesus Domena, an Independent Living Specialist and Event Coordinator for DEC.  He also happens to be our decorator-extraordinaire.  If you’ve been to one of our events and see his … Read More