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A Father’s Gift

Iona Lewis is a Case Manager with GLIDE’s Men in Progress program. Thanks to her father, Iona has been a part of the GLIDE community her entire life. Now she and her husband Raphael are both employees here and their

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A Family Affair

Laura Thompson, founding member of the GLIDE Legacy Committee, remembers her mother by living GLIDE’s values I was raised by a badass single mom. She survived an abusive childhood at the hands of a schizophrenic mother and alcoholic father, and

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Raising Children in Community

We are kicking off the first Friday of Women’s History Month with the words of one of the amazing mothers in our community who sends her children to GLIDE’s Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth and Childcare Center (FYCC). Gabby emigrated to

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Transformation Is Going to Happen

Isoke Femi on transformative learning and loving Blackness We recently sat down with Isoke Femi, GLIDE’s Maven of Transformative Learning with our Center for Social Justice, to talk about the inspiration and philosophy that ground her approach to group facilitation,

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“Just as meaningful as any meal”

At one point in my life I was “designer guy in Laguna Beach” with a fancy house and a fancy car. I had all of this stuff. Talking about this makes me cry. If all of this had not happened, I would’ve been somebody that I don’t want to be. We don’t know what people’s tragedies are.

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Sole Power!

GLIDE celebrates its thriving partnership with local eco-friendly fishing company, Pioneer Seafoods If you’ve walked by the corner of Ellis and Taylor on any given weekday over the last few months, there is a chance you have seen a “fishy”

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Leading with Heart: GLIDE’s Community Safety and Training Team

The following reflections are from Lillian Mark, GLIDE Community Safety and Training Manager and were originally delivered to GLIDE’s congregation on September 17, 2017.

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