Executive Director: Ibrahim Mubarak   Ibrahim B Mubarak, is a renowned leader in the Activist Community for over 25 years. As a champion for Houseless Rights, he has dedicated himself to improving the many struggles of the disenfranchised and Houseless Community. Ibrahim, Co- founded Dignity Village in the late 1990’s and in 2010, on World Houseless Awareness Day, he Co- founded along with other members of Right 2 Survive, a rest area called Right 2 Dream Too.  In 2009, Ibrahim founded Right 2 Survive, a group made up of Houseless, formerly Houseless People and their allies and supporters, to educate the Houseless about the unjust laws established to criminalize the Houseless Communities for exercising their Civil, Constitutional and Human Rights. Since then he has held various board positions including: Chairperson, VP, and Outreach Coordinator for many powerful organizations.  Ibrahim is currently a Co- Chair on Jobs With Justice, Chairperson of WRAP and Executive Director of Right 2 Survive..  Ibrahim, as he travels throughout the country, has facilitated many forums and discussions on the root causes and systemic changes that encompass the houseless community. He has advised City Officials, Community Leaders, Neighborhood Associations and the Business Community on many issues. He has presented Powerpoint Presentations for training police, park rangers, City and State workers, social service providers and social justice organizations. He also teaches, give lectures on campuses and conducts workshops at Local and Nationally led forums on how to create houseless tent cities, tiny house villages and rest areas, address systemic issues and create, constructive, positive solutions to Houselessness.  Ibrahim most recently is committed to working with the WRAP Coalition of Organizations to bring the Houseless Bill of Rights Campaign to States across the West. (California, Oregon and Colorado have introduced legislation).  Awards:  2012: Second Annual Genevieve Nelson Nonviolence and Economic Human Rights Award for his work and compassion in the Houseless Community  2013: Spirit Of Portland, Commissioner’s Award for Right 2 Dream, Too, a self ran rest area in Portland.  2013: Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness Achievement Award, for restoring hope to members of Portland’s houseless community, and connecting them to resources to secure housing and jobs. 2014: Modern Day Civil Rights Champion ,Recognized by the Great State of Oregon, for work on behalf of Right 2 Dream,Too.  2015: Certificate of Appreciation, Diversity Council’s “Understanding Culture” series, Department of Human Services  2016: Hilltop Award, Awarded to individuals who brought themselves out of poverty and continue to give back to the disenfranchised and underserved community.  2017: Freedom Fighter, Awarded to Community Leaders, Roosevelt High School

Executive Director: Ibrahim Mubarak

Ibrahim B Mubarak, is a renowned leader in the Activist Community for over 25 years. As a champion for Houseless Rights, he has dedicated himself to improving the many struggles of the disenfranchised and Houseless Community. Ibrahim, Co- founded Dignity Village in the late 1990’s and in 2010, on World Houseless Awareness Day, he Co- founded along with other members of Right 2 Survive, a rest area called Right 2 Dream Too.

In 2009, Ibrahim founded Right 2 Survive, a group made up of Houseless, formerly Houseless People and their allies and supporters, to educate the Houseless about the unjust laws established to criminalize the Houseless Communities for exercising their Civil, Constitutional and Human Rights. Since then he has held various board positions including: Chairperson, VP, and Outreach Coordinator for many powerful organizations.

Ibrahim is currently a Co- Chair on Jobs With Justice, Chairperson of WRAP and Executive Director of Right 2 Survive..

Ibrahim, as he travels throughout the country, has facilitated many forums and discussions on the root causes and systemic changes that encompass the houseless community. He has advised City Officials, Community Leaders, Neighborhood Associations and the Business Community on many issues. He has presented Powerpoint Presentations for training police, park rangers, City and State workers, social service providers and social justice organizations. He also teaches, give lectures on campuses and conducts workshops at Local and Nationally led forums on how to create houseless tent cities, tiny house villages and rest areas, address systemic issues and create, constructive, positive solutions to Houselessness.

Ibrahim most recently is committed to working with the WRAP Coalition of Organizations to bring the Houseless Bill of Rights Campaign to States across the West. (California, Oregon and Colorado have introduced legislation).

Awards:

2012: Second Annual Genevieve Nelson Nonviolence and Economic Human Rights Award for his work and compassion in the Houseless Community

2013: Spirit Of Portland, Commissioner’s Award for Right 2 Dream, Too, a self ran rest area in Portland.

2013: Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness Achievement Award, for restoring hope to members of Portland’s houseless community, and connecting them to resources to secure housing and jobs. 2014: Modern Day Civil Rights Champion ,Recognized by the Great State of Oregon, for work on behalf of Right 2 Dream,Too.

2015: Certificate of Appreciation, Diversity Council’s “Understanding Culture” series, Department of Human Services

2016: Hilltop Award, Awarded to individuals who brought themselves out of poverty and continue to give back to the disenfranchised and underserved community.

2017: Freedom Fighter, Awarded to Community Leaders, Roosevelt High School

Chairperson: Lisa Fay    Chairperson,    Right 2 Survive    lisafay10@gmail.com    (503) 995-7143   Lisa began her early years by helping people with disabilities. Her compassion and skills took her into the Nursing field for more than 25 years. She is a mother and a grandmother, author, artist, educator and activist. But she is not limited to these many talents.  Since moving to Oregon, Lisa has become a champion in the fight against disparity. She challenges the State and Local Governments, Business Improvement Districts and the tactics they use to criminalize the most marginalized. Working with the knowledge and desire to educate against injustices, she works with Right 2 Survive, as its Chairperson to educate the Houseless about their Civil, Constitutional and Human Rights.  Lisa’s involvement with Right 2 Survive has evolved into facilitation, trainings, coordination of events, media, consulting and planning sessions as well as assisting to develop long term strategies for the progression of the organization.  Lisa has traveled around the country networking with grassroot houseless organizations to create safe spaces like Right 2 Dream Too. She is a Co founder and former board member for Right 2 Dream,Too and has a working relationship with many of the people who have lived there.  Lisa helps in the content and production of both Right 2 Survive Television and Right 2 Survive Radio. A one hour, monthly show giving voice to the unhoused community. Both R2S shows are showcases for the systemic downfall of communities across the nation by corporate greed, government policies, the lack of safety nets and environmental hazards while highlighting Activist involved in social change.

Chairperson: Lisa Fay

Chairperson,

Right 2 Survive

lisafay10@gmail.com

(503) 995-7143

Lisa began her early years by helping people with disabilities. Her compassion and skills took her into the Nursing field for more than 25 years. She is a mother and a grandmother, author, artist, educator and activist. But she is not limited to these many talents.

Since moving to Oregon, Lisa has become a champion in the fight against disparity. She challenges the State and Local Governments, Business Improvement Districts and the tactics they use to criminalize the most marginalized. Working with the knowledge and desire to educate against injustices, she works with Right 2 Survive, as its Chairperson to educate the Houseless about their Civil, Constitutional and Human Rights.

Lisa’s involvement with Right 2 Survive has evolved into facilitation, trainings, coordination of events, media, consulting and planning sessions as well as assisting to develop long term strategies for the progression of the organization.

Lisa has traveled around the country networking with grassroot houseless organizations to create safe spaces like Right 2 Dream Too. She is a Co founder and former board member for Right 2 Dream,Too and has a working relationship with many of the people who have lived there.

Lisa helps in the content and production of both Right 2 Survive Television and Right 2 Survive Radio. A one hour, monthly show giving voice to the unhoused community. Both R2S shows are showcases for the systemic downfall of communities across the nation by corporate greed, government policies, the lack of safety nets and environmental hazards while highlighting Activist involved in social change.

Sarah Louise Allen   Sarah Louise holds an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence and has 10 years experience facilitating the personal expression of marginalized populations and teaching houseless youth. She is a long-time street outreach mentor and harm reduction practitioner. She sits on the board of homeless organizing nonprofit Right 2 Survive, and advocates for inclusivity within the systems of healthcare, education, and the law.

Sarah Louise Allen

Sarah Louise holds an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence and has 10 years experience facilitating the personal expression of marginalized populations and teaching houseless youth. She is a long-time street outreach mentor and harm reduction practitioner. She sits on the board of homeless organizing nonprofit Right 2 Survive, and advocates for inclusivity within the systems of healthcare, education, and the law.

 
Chico Callman   Chico came to R2S after having been an organizer with the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee. In 2011, Chico and the founder of R2S, Ibrahim Mubarak, went to Washington DC as members of the SEIU/Occupy D5 delegation to educate and lobby members of congress about houselessness and a host of other issues. Prior to being on the Board of R2S, Chico was assisting R2S to identify and research properties throughout the Portland area for their appropriateness as rest areas for the houseless population. Chico practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for twenty five years and currently holds his Principal Broker license while managing his real estate business. Chico takes his inspiration from Berta Caceres, The Black Panther Party, Malcolm X and the many others who have worked tirelessly for the rights of the underprivileged and underserved.

Chico Callman

Chico came to R2S after having been an organizer with the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee. In 2011, Chico and the founder of R2S, Ibrahim Mubarak, went to Washington DC as members of the SEIU/Occupy D5 delegation to educate and lobby members of congress about houselessness and a host of other issues. Prior to being on the Board of R2S, Chico was assisting R2S to identify and research properties throughout the Portland area for their appropriateness as rest areas for the houseless population. Chico practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for twenty five years and currently holds his Principal Broker license while managing his real estate business. Chico takes his inspiration from Berta Caceres, The Black Panther Party, Malcolm X and the many others who have worked tirelessly for the rights of the underprivileged and underserved.

Sandra Curtis Comstock   Sandra Curtis Comstock is the Coordinator of Right2Survive's Ambassador Program that brings housed and unhoused Portlanders together to find solutions to shared problems at the neighborhood level. She is Co-Founder of Neighbor 2 Neighbor ( n2npdx.org ), a policy and data collective dedicated to tracking the effects of city policies on low-income and houseless Portlanders. She holds a PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell. She has taught, researched, and lectured at Cornell, Harvard, and the University of Western Ontario. She has held Fulbright and Social Science Research Council Fellowships to study the legal, policy, labor, and cultural issues emerging in the transition from national to cross-national systems of manufacturing and governance in the US, Mexico, and Bangladesh.

Sandra Curtis Comstock

Sandra Curtis Comstock is the Coordinator of Right2Survive's Ambassador Program that brings housed and unhoused Portlanders together to find solutions to shared problems at the neighborhood level. She is Co-Founder of Neighbor 2 Neighbor (n2npdx.org), a policy and data collective dedicated to tracking the effects of city policies on low-income and houseless Portlanders. She holds a PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell. She has taught, researched, and lectured at Cornell, Harvard, and the University of Western Ontario. She has held Fulbright and Social Science Research Council Fellowships to study the legal, policy, labor, and cultural issues emerging in the transition from national to cross-national systems of manufacturing and governance in the US, Mexico, and Bangladesh.


 
Adam Carpinelli   Adam Carpinelli is a community organizer and musician. He sits on the boards of Right 2 Survive, Social Justice Action Center and Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media and Education. His activism focuses on youth empowerment, mass incarceration and internal solidarity. He is the National Secretary for The Jericho Movement and has worked with the Incarcerated Worker Organizing Committee, Anarchist Black Cross, Portland Central Solidarity Committee and Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador. He is also part of the Prison Pipeline Collective on KBOO radio. Adam resides in Portland, Oregon where he works with houseless and foster youth. He facilitates Multicultural Educational Group Support Sessions educational group support sessions at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon. Recent projects also in collaboration with R2S includes Keys, Beats, Bars (www.keysbeatsbars.com) a music program for incarcerated and underserved youth in Oregon.

Adam Carpinelli

Adam Carpinelli is a community organizer and musician. He sits on the boards of Right 2 Survive, Social Justice Action Center and Northwest Alliance for Alternative Media and Education. His activism focuses on youth empowerment, mass incarceration and internal solidarity. He is the National Secretary for The Jericho Movement and has worked with the Incarcerated Worker Organizing Committee, Anarchist Black Cross, Portland Central Solidarity Committee and Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador. He is also part of the Prison Pipeline Collective on KBOO radio. Adam resides in Portland, Oregon where he works with houseless and foster youth. He facilitates Multicultural Educational Group Support Sessions educational group support sessions at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon. Recent projects also in collaboration with R2S includes Keys, Beats, Bars (www.keysbeatsbars.com) a music program for incarcerated and underserved youth in Oregon.