The Possibility Project staff leads, manages and directs the organization and our three programs in New York City. They also provide training, evaluation and technical assistance to the staff and artists of affiliate organizations that sponsor Possibility Projects in other cities.

Evan Adams – Artistic Director, Saturday Program and Foster Care Program
Bio coming soon. E-mail Evan

Charly Bembury – Artistic Director, Rikers Island Program
Bio coming soon. E-mail Charly

Niquana Clark – Artistic Director, Foster Care Program and Rikers Island Program
Bio coming soon. E-mail Niquana

Paul Griffin – Founder & President
Paul founded City at Peace-DC in 1994, and served as its Artistic Director for five years. He is now leading the growth and development of The Possibility Project. In 2009, he launched TPP’s Foster Care Program and in 2015, was Executive Producer for “Know How,” TPP’s film released in May 2015. He recently launched TPP’s new Youth Justice Program in fall 2015. With over 26 years of experience working in the field of youth development and the arts, he has overseen the creation of more than 100 original musicals written and performed by youth. He has presented workshops and performances for dozens of major organizations and events such as the Children’s Defense Fund, District of Columbia Superior Court, National Multicultural Institute, The American University School of International Studies, and George Mason Institute of Conflict Resolution. He has appeared in various media, such as “The Bob Edwards Show,” to speak about teenagers and their development. He has been honored at The White House as a Tomorrow’s Leader Today, and he received the Public Allies Changemaker Award and the National Hamilton Fish Institute Award for Service. Paul also taught The Performing Arts for Social Change at Sarah Lawrence College from 2008-15 where he was the Francis Ann Cannon Artist-in-Residence. E-mail Paul

David Mila – Artistic Director, After-School Program
David Mila was born in Caracas, Venezuela and was raised in Oviedo, Florida. Growing up he discovered his passion for baseball and the fine arts. From there he went on to receive training in modern and classical theatre at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Upon graduating from the Academy he began to work with various Off-Broadway theatre companies such as, LAByrinth, El Repertorio Español, and is still currently a member of INTAR theatre’s Unit 52. David began working for The Possibility Project in 2013 as an Assistant Artistic Director for the Saturday Program. He is now the Artistic Director of the Tuesday/Thursday program E-mail David

Vanessa Rivera – Operations Manager
Vanessa recently joined The Possibility Project in December 2016. She spent the last two years at Citizen Schools, where she supported regional operations of human resources, technology, finance, and culture. Previously, she served at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General as part of the AmeriCorps VISTA program, where she assisted in their positive youth development efforts. Born and raised in New Jersey, Vanessa is a graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. E-mail Vanessa

Maria Vosberg – Director of Development
Maria recently joined The Possibility Project in March 2016. As Director of Development, she will create and lead the implementation of the organization’s development and fundraising strategy to sustain and expand The Possibility Project. Before joining The Possibility Project, Maria was Deputy Director of Development for Citizen Schools New York-New Jersey where she managed the government and foundation fundraising portfolios and local communications, policy advocacy, and data analysis and reporting. Born and raised in Iowa, Maria began her development career as a part-time associate for The Des Moines Social Club, an organization aimed at using the arts as a catalyst to create unprecedented community engagement. Maria earned her B.A. at Simpson College where she majored in international management and Spanish. E-mail Maria