Meet The Leadership Team
Founding Executive Director
Tia advocates for those who have been marginalized and disenfranchised due to collateral consequences of race, displacement, and/or economic statuses.
Director of Operations
Hanif Parker has a degree in Justice Studies from Rutgers University- Newark. He is a community organizer at heart. Hanif handles the day-to-day operations of F.O.R.T.E. House and resident concerns.
Karen Barnes Kaplan
Karen has a passion for writing and storytelling. Her areas of expertise include market strategies, change management, communication planning and execution. Karen writes and distributes content through our newsletter to promote F.O.R.T.E. House's activities and community reach.