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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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What GLIDE Means to Me

Unconditional Love. Radical Inclusivity. And Doing Your Part. GLIDE Church has a long-standing tradition of featuring voices from the community in a segment of Sunday Celebration called “I Am GLIDE.” Personal testimonies on the strength and power of unconditional love

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Sensible Gun Laws Now!

Rev. Angela Brown on A March For Our Lives and Leaving a Legacy of Peace In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida and the epidemic of gun violence in this country, we sat down with Rev.

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Breaking Barriers and Building Bonds

GLIDE’s Karen Hanrahan reflects on the power and promise of women and girls In celebration of International Women’s Day, I’d like to ask you what drives your own connection to GLIDE’s efforts on behalf of women and girls in the

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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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GLIDE’s Raija Freeman-Patterson on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), one in three women and one in four men have been victims of some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within

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