The Haven Village and its Characters

Providence Haven

Mission: To unfragment our local communities by providing a supportive village in which genre leaders can more easily work on local and global issues.

Description: Providence Haven’s goal is to be a collaborative village of people with shared values. We aim to work with people who want to be leaders in their given field to give them the community, skillset and space necessary to inspire personal and community change. We offer resources such as leadership training. vision planning, and hopefully eventually affordable communal housing for our members.

Jairson Ascencao

Mission: A society where individual ideals are upheld inside of deliberate family units.

Description: A free spirited dream chaser turned leader who is on an unstoppable path to inspiring those around him to become more than what is expected of them. “The individual is far more powerful than we’ve been led to believe” are some of his words that drive him every day to provide a platform of stability for his loved ones to more easily walk down the path towards the people they truly want to become.

Nickanthony Quach

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Mission: Thumoslang (Social education) in Elementary Schools.

Description: A mathematician turned philosopher, this man is inspired to reinvigorate our global education system with a never before seen method of leadership training and social education. Check out his work Thumos: Adulthood, Love, and Collaboration see his efforts to aid our children on their path to become true adults in our society.

Shira Bedford

Mission: “To create drivers for society to treat its members as people with emotions, personalities, and opinions rather than as cold numbers.”

Description: Shira is a young college student at Brown University. Caught up inside the majors of Philosophy and Law, she hopes that Haven can help her feel like she has a support system and method with which to “give people the opportunity and resources to feel comfortable and like they are seen.” Shira wants “to make everyone feel seen from a societal standpoint and from a policy standpoint.”

Samantha Dick

Mission: To encourage a thoughtful and essential conversation that exemplifies the art of effective communication and active listening.

Description: A college student that goes to Salve Regina, she is trying to help people understand the essence of conversation and how effective communication can revolutionize our social world. This is a very new project for her, but as it grows and changes she hopes this project will bear fruits relevant to today’s current events and growing global consciousness.

Ari Kohorn

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Mission: To help be the reason one day the majority of homes and cities are powered by renewable energy.

Description: A RISD graduate. Arthur “Ari” Kohorn lives in Providence and has recently started his journey towards becoming a serious nexus for the environmental and renewable energy communities. Currently self educating in order to get the NABCEP certifications necesary to move towards becoming an Electrical Engineer in the solar field, you should keep your eyes on this guy as he grows into a leader in his field.

James Monteiro

Mission: “I want to show people a world that is not bland or boring, that parkour can be a tool to see the world around them more differently and that the obstacles one faces in life are not impossible to overcome.

Description: A man who believes that “play can be used even through adulthood to enjoy life to its fullest potential. And through parkour showing people to be present with there aliveness and making meaningful memories in there pursuit of finding themselves on there journey.”

Quote from James: “I want haven to have helped me get back on track, prepare me well on my path to have become a parkour expert and a leader in my community and have given me a wider understanding of how an ideal society can come into fruition. Also to have helped me in my personal journey in becoming more one with myself knowing my dreams and seeing them come true.”

Colsen Joseph Goldrick

Mission Statement: Only through regimented practice of “true humanity” can corruption end and progress begin. True humanity is the practice of self inflicted [observation] and interpersonal devotion to prosperity and direction. Only through this self governing can humanity become unified.

Description: A seemingly nomadic entity that has spent years moving in search to the cure of separation. After rejecting their former name and retitling themselves as Colsen, they began writing poetry as an evisceral form of self scrutiny and reconstruction. Through this they began a philosophy that upholds carnality fluid with nobility and self service. This became titled as “True Humanity” Colsen is also a rounded musician. The music they create is geared to be interspective through coroidally introspective lyricism and complex rythmns. Colsen is currently recording an album titled “Seafoam Green” which will be an experimental rnb/rap album. Colsen’s ultimate goal is to build one unique thing in each relationship they create.

Current Residence: Mastic Beach, Long Island

Hailey Cote

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Mission: “Eventually, I would like to have my own business in Rhode Island. That’s because I want to be able to have teens in care and on probation be able to come to my business if they want to work on trucks or build something.”

Description: Hailey Cote is a group home resident and interested in Haven so that she can “Learn how to understand better, learn how to work in management, work on [her] communication skills and be a better role model for others in care.

Mary Rathier

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Andrea Gonzalez

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Elias Turner (Tengu)

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Alec Mustafayev

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Norman D. Baker

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