You Should Know… Adam Gorod

Last March, Adam Gorod co-founded Chesed and Hummus, a group that meets to discuss Judaism, veganism and vegetarianism. Gorod, 32, lives in Washington and works as a lawyer for the federal government. How did you decide to give up eating animal products? I grew up in South Carolina in Charleston, where the culinary scene is… Read More

You should know… Alesandra Zsiba

Alesandra Zsiba enjoys the bohemian haven of Takoma Park as her home base. As an artist and storyteller, the 30-year-old is inspired by modern dance and her Russian- Hungarian family of artists. In 2011, she started the Identity Project to heal trauma through storytelling in communities in Southeast Washington and among Native Americans. When not… Read More