Recognizing Maine's need for a respectful, productive and professional workforce, he feels that this program supports immigrants acculturation as well as offering skilled labor to the community.
Additionally, he and his friend Steve Taty (NMS #093 - Congo, Brazzaville) run a business called New Tides Consulting to help guide other organizations that are thinking about hiring immigrants.
When Orson (aka Pigeon) isn't working he is playing guitar, parenting, or making art. His Mainer Project (as seen here on his shirt) is something he discussed at length in his 2015 interview (NMS 080).
Music: Maitre Gim's "Tu Vas Me Manquer"