ALL JOKES ASIDE Vol.2, is a start up mission driven B-Corporation established to drive positive social change through the power of stand up comedy; Affect Social Change One Joke At A Time. Founded by Raymond Lambert, a founder of the original All Jokes Aside Comedy Clubs, the new vision is inspired by organizations like Global Citizen, BET’s Black Girls Rock, Chime For Change, and Red Nose Day; to leverage our relationships in the comedy community to engage like minded individuals and organizations to use our collective talents to address disparities that disproportionately affect underserved and disadvantaged communities throughout America. We have a particular interest in initiatives that expose, educate, and empower boys and young men of color.


Raymond C. Lambert is a social entrepreneur, filmmaker, adjunct professor, and published author. An expert at forging productive partnerships, creating alliances, and launching new ventures, he has a broad-based business background working with both publicly traded and privately held companies in entertainment, investment banking, and consumer products. Before launching his entrepreneurial ventures, Raymond served as a senior level executive in sales, marketing, and business development at Starz Entertainment Group, Continental Bank, Gardner Rich & Company, Shearson Lehman Hutton, and the Coca Cola Company. An Adjunct Professor at Columbia College, Raymond earned a B.A from Morehouse College, and a MBA from The University of Virginia Darden.