Leadership Team

Tia Ryans

 

Founding Executive Director

 

Tia advocates for those who have been marginalized and disenfranchised due to collateral consequences of race, displacement, and/or economic statuses. 

Hanif Parker

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.

hanif.parker@njfortehouse.org

Roxanne Rosell

Executive Assistant

Roxanne is passionate about the advancement of women and girls impacted by the justice system. She manages development efforts and fundraising events.

admin@njfortehouse.org

Justin Wiggns

Communications Intern

 

Justin Wiggins is a lifelong resident of Newark NJ. He is currently a rising senior at Rutgers University- Newark where he will be receiving his degree in Public Administration/Non-profit in December 2020. Justin's passion is changing the lives of those marginalized by the criminal legal system for the better.

justin.wiggins@njfortehouse.org

Reentry Coordinators
Special thanks to all of our volunteer staff that oversees participant socialization, mentoring, technology advancement, and community outreach.
For volunteer opportunities contact:
 
karen.kaplan@njfortehouse.org