Community Outreach Coordinator // AMOS Project Chair
Richard is the Community Outreach Coordinator for Long Island Jobs with Justice. He facilitates the Jobs with Justice AMOS Project, which is an interfaith campaign for workers’ rights and economic justice. Dr. Koubek is Chair of the Welfare to Work Commission of the Suffolk County Legislature, and the President of the Huntington Township Housing Coalition. Before he started working with Jobs with Justice, Dr. Koubek was administrator of the Public Policy Education Network at Catholic Charities. He also was an American History and Government teacher at John F. Kennedy High School in Plainview-Old Bethpage, where he served as President and Vice-President of the Plainview Congress of Teachers. Dr. Koubek holds a PhD in American Government from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Dr. Koubek joined our staff in 2008. He currently lives in Dix Hills.