rest in power
Our beloved Sylvia has left this plane. Here is some information you might find helpful. We’ll be constantly updating it, so please check back. (If you have any info to add, please email email@example.com. Thanks!) You can also check Sylvia’s Facebook page for updates.
Sylvia’s homegoing celebration of life
- take the Green Line Metrorail to Georgia Ave -Petworth Station
- walk .1 miles to the bus stop at Georgia & New Hampshire Ave to take the 70 Silver Spring bus
- get off at Georgia Ave & Buchanan St.
- Destination is .2 miles away
It is also easily walkable from any bus on 16th, 14th, or 13th street.
Volunteers are needed. If you can help out at or after the service, please sign up here.
- Go to paypal.com. Click Send in the white writing at top of screen and you will reach www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/send-money-online.
- If you already have a paypal account, click Log in to send money and proceed to pay by sending the donation to lauren(at)defendyourself(dot)org.
- If you DONT have a Paypal account, enter information to set up an account, click Next and send your donation to lauren(at)defendyourself(dot)org. You will then enter payment information with the option to pay (check out) as a guest rather than inside an account
- If youd rather write a check or give cash, you can do that at the homegoing ceremony. To mail it, please contact Brigette at brouson(at)Hotmail(dot)com for her mailing address.
Thank you so much for whatever you can offer!
Staying in touch
Jabari also asks that people contact him so he can create a list of those who would like to be kept up to date.Jabari Zakiya — jzakiya at gmail dot com.
Play some capoeira in Sylvia’s honor
FICA DC, the capoeira studio based at ECAC, is having a roda in Sylvia’s honor this Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 am. Details here.