Top pastry chef Jordi Roca opens US ice cream shop in Houston with a neurodiverse workforce Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’

Top pastry chef Jordi Roca opens US ice cream shop in Houston with a neurodiverse workforce Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’

Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’ It all started in 2012 in the city of Girona, in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia...
THE CENTER ONE YEAR AFTER HARVEY

THE CENTER ONE YEAR AFTER HARVEY

Twelve months after Hurricane Harvey left our community devastated, we have taken the time to reflect on all that has occurred since that catastrophic week. Many emotions resurface as we think back on those early days after the waters receded, but what we feel most...
ESSENTIAL HOUSTON EVENTS FOR DISABILITY ALLIES THIS FALL

ESSENTIAL HOUSTON EVENTS FOR DISABILITY ALLIES THIS FALL

Houston is the most populous metropolitan area in a state that consistently ranks 50th in the nation for disability services. While that statistic may sound discouraging, we continue to be amazed each day by the rich culture of philanthropy and volunteerism cultivated...
WORKING OUR WAY TO INDEPENDENCE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

WORKING OUR WAY TO INDEPENDENCE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Dear friends of The Center, This holiday season marks the close of my first year at The Center. As I reflect on all that has happened in just one short year, I am grateful to the friends, volunteers, and generous supporters who continue to empower the important...
THE CENTER REMEMBERS BERNARD LEE

THE CENTER REMEMBERS BERNARD LEE

Bernard served faithfully on the board of The Center for many years helping bring choice, growth, and independence to those in the I/DD community. We mourn his passing, and honor his legacy. Bernard Zane Lee, 93, our revered family patriarch, was born in New York City...