Impact Founders and Staff cultivate the Youth Leaders of ToMORROW


Jamal Joseph

Executive Artistic Director & Founder

U.S. Writer, Director, Producer, Poet, and Activist

Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University School of the Arts in the Film Department


One of the Panther 21 while incarcerated for his active participation in the Black Panther Party Joseph earned two college degrees and wrote five plays and two volumes of poetry. He is a full professor and former chair of Columbia University’s Graduate Film Division and the artistic director of the New Heritage Theatre Group in Harlem. He has been featured on HBO's Def Poetry Jam, BET's American Gangster and on Tupac Shakur's "The Rose That Grew From Concrete" Volumes 1 & 2. He is the author of the interactive biography on Tupac Shakur, Tupac Shakur Legacy.


Voza Rivers

Executive Producer & Founder


Dietrice Bolden

Managing Director


Charles Mack

Associate Artistic Director & Musical Director


Luther Isler

Director of Admissions & Media Manager


Carlton T. Taylor

Assistant Artistic Director


S.Jordan Isler

Productions Coordinator


Mary Jane Marcasiano

Director of Development


Impact Advisory Board

Nile Rogers

Nile Rogers

Dietrice Bolden & Susan Penzner

Dietrice Bolden & Susan Penzner

Susan Penzner, Chair - President Susan Penzner Real Estate

Julian Riley ESQ, Member - Independent Business Affairs and Brand Asset Advisor/Producer

Nile Rogers, Member - We Are Family Foundation

Jamal Joseph, Member - Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts / Executive Artistic Director, IMPACT Repertory Theatre

Lainie Cooke, Member - Associate Producer, New Heritage Theatre

Voza Rivers, Member - Executive Producer, New Heritage Theatre Group