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Check-in with Rita: What I’m Thankful For

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At GLIDE, we are thankful for the community we create and nurture here. We are especially grateful for our GLIDE community as our nation’s political and social landscape is rapidly changing after the recent election. This week we sat down with our Executive Director

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Meet Chef Kathy Fang

Shout out Chef Kathy Fang and the Fang Restaurant team! GLIDE is proud to feature Fang Restaurant as one of our Food and Beverage Sponsors at the 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 13, 2016.

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GLIDE Legacy Event – 08/22/15

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Mary Wyatt graduated from Santa Clara University with a BA in Marketing. She started her career in advertising but switched to corporate philanthropy and is currently a Global Program Manager at Gap Foundation in San Francisco. This is her first

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PRIDE

GLIDE Co-Executive Director Kristen Growney Yamamoto shares her reflection on Embrace, Encourage, Empower: the 2013 San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade on June 30, 2013. As I walked to the staging area for GLIDE’s float at Sunday’s Pride Parade, I

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Reconnecting with Love

by Sarah Kathleen Peck Today’s blog comes from Sarah Kathleen Peck, the writer behind itstartswith.com. She shares the ways in which her visit to GLIDE helped uncover her beliefs. In the wake of the horrible bullying and the national headlines–from

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GLIDE’s Preschool Graduation!

Earlier this Summer, a group of GLIDE’s Family Youth and Childcare Center (FYCC) kids accomplished a major educational milestone – Preschool Graduation! It was an important day for both kids and parents, marking the first of many accomplishments in the

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GLIDE Emerging Leader: Jake Friedler

Get to know Jake Friedler in today’s installment of our GLIDE Emerging Leaders Intern profile series! School & Major: Stanford University, Symbolic Systems What brought you to GLIDE? I began working with the unhoused community of Palo Alto during my

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At SF City Hall. #transyouth need our LOVE and support, not damaging, discriminatory policies! GLIDE attending the Trans March rally for trans and gsc youth. #supporttransyouth Thank you to our friends @atkearneyinc for this wonderful gift, and for your consistent volunteer service! So grateful! #givingback Did you know that #RosaParks was fired from her job as a seamstress at a local department store after famously refusing to give up her seat on the bus? She went on to live a lifetime of activism. She fought for the rights of political prisoners, created a scholarship foundation for college-bound seniors, and even served on the Board of Advocates of @plannedparenthood Clink the link in our profile to learn more! #everydayhero #blackhistorymonth #civilrights #solidarity

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