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Staff Profile: Alex

Taylor Dibbert Alex was born and raised in Hyattsville. Both of his parents are from El Salvador and met in Maryland. He still has a lot of relatives in El Salvador, but all of his immediate family reside in Maryland. Growing up, Spanish was mostly …

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Staff Profile: Palden

Taylor Dibbert Palden is from Tibet and lives in Takoma Park with his wife, who is also from Tibet. He emigrated to the U.S. in 2000. From 2000 to 2008 he lived in Takoma Park. He then lived in Silver Spring for eight years. In …

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Staff Profile: Kay

Taylor Dibbert Kay works in the Wellness Department. She was born in the Dar es Salaam – Tanzania’s most populous city and the erstwhile capital. Now she lives on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park. She speaks Hindi, Spanish, Swahili, and Arabic in addition to English. …

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Staff Profile: Alem

Taylor Dibbert Alem is from Eritrea. He was born in Asmara, the capital. “I would love to work in Eritrea, but the situation there now is not nice,” he says. “But I would love to work there one day.” He misses home, though going back …