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.

  Secretary: Gary Gunter

Secretary: Gary Gunter

 
  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.

  Mary Ann Warner   Mary Ann has a long history of community organizing and has been part of organizations like Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG); American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Basic Rights Oregon; and Fund for the Public Interest. A former Union Steward and Community Chair for Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 7901. Mary Ann’s passion for the environment and social justice issues stems from a need to leave this planet better for future generations.

Mary Ann Warner

Mary Ann has a long history of community organizing and has been part of organizations like Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG); American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); Basic Rights Oregon; and Fund for the Public Interest. A former Union Steward and Community Chair for Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 7901. Mary Ann’s passion for the environment and social justice issues stems from a need to leave this planet better for future generations.