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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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Posted in Faces of GLIDE, GLIDE history, I Am GLIDE, Uncategorized, Women of GLIDE

You Are Our FAMILY

We share solidarity, grief and love with the victims, friends and families of the Orlando shootings at the Pulse nightclub. In this PRIDE month, when we will celebrate the love of our LGBTQ family, we know well that the targeting

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Posted in GLIDE Leadership, GLIDE Team

Healing from the Unimaginable

Since I heard of Robin Williams death, I cannot stop thinking of two sentences from my own son’s suicide note: “I know that there are people who will be deeply negatively affected by this, and I am truly sorry.  There

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Everyday Superheroes at GLIDE’S Family, Youth, and Childcare Center

Staff and students from the Janice Mirikitani GLIDE Family, Youth, and Childcare Center (FYCC) recently spent  developing new super powers, protecting the GLIDE family from threatening villains, and designing the flashiest and most aero-dynamic outfits imaginable. Will FYCC be transitioning

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Beautiful Are the Souls of My People

by Candice Jacobs, Creative Arts Lead Teacher,  Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth & Childcare Center “Beautiful Are the Souls of My People,” an exhibit of youth art from the Creative Arts program at GLIDE’s Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth and Childcare Center

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Gong Hay Fat Choy: Happy Lunar New Year!

by Kristen Growney Yamamoto, co-Executive Director Gong Hay Fat Choy—Happy Lunar New Year!  I love to reflect in the New Year about what I accomplished (or not!) over the prior year, and to re-set priorities and goals for the future.

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Happy Holidays from Cecil and Janice!

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