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As Mother to Two

Heather Knight’s recent San Francisco Chronicle article “Talking to Children about Homeless” is well-done, and I thoroughly agree with the article’s two messages to keep it simple with your children and to model compassion.  As a mother raising two elementary

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Be a Part of Something Bigger than Yourself

by Kristen Growney Yamamoto, GLIDE Co-Executive Director Last week, GLIDE hosted A GLIDE Talk with Ben Horowitz and Lars Dalgaard as two venture capitalists from Andreessen Horowitz discussed Horowitz’s best-selling book The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business

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A VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE

GLIDE Co-Executive Directors Kristen G. Yamamoto and Rita Shimmin share their reflections from an awe-inspiring holiday experience! Invited by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, Co-Executive Directors Kristen Growney Yamamoto and Rita Shimmin were honored to represent GLIDE

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Rest In Power, Nelson Mandela

At GLIDE we mark the passing of one of the greatest icons of peace and love in the world. The name of Nelson Mandela will forever stand for the highest grace and strength of character that the human spirit can

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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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Kristen’s Letter to her daughters this Holiday Season!

GLIDE Co-Executive Director Kristen Growney Yamamoto shares a special message of love and generosity this holiday season! Dear Pumpkin and Peanut, I couldn’t wait to come home last Friday to give you a hug. I could hardly stand to know

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GLIDE Gets into Gear for Bike to Work Day!

To celebrate Bike to Work Day, we caught up with a few GLIDE staff members, who are also bicyclists, to find out what they love most about experiencing the world from two wheels. Paul: Every day is bike to work

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Massive thanks to the GLIDE Pride Team and all the volunteers & donors who are making this year's Backpack Giveaway a success! Over 300 backpacks filled with school supplies being given away today. Now that's how you celebrate going #backtoschool! . Photos by the lovely @pawpawrazzi . #community #coolkids #GLIDEPride
Immense gratitude to everyone who came out to the 9th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala last Saturday! From the awardees’ powerful speeches to the soaring vocals of the GLIDE Ensemble to the stellar dance moves seen late into the evening, it was an amazing night. We’re already lin ok’ing forward to next year! . Special thanks to our wonderful @glidesflegacy and to the two amazing women whom we honored with the 2018 Legacy Awards: Alicia Garza and Lateefah Simon. Photo credit: @alainmclaughlin . #GLIDELegacyGala #DressUpGetDown #WitnessTheLITness
Immense gratitude to everyone who came out to the 9th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala last Saturday! From the awardees’ powerful speeches to the soaring vocals of the GLIDE Ensemble to the stellar dance moves seen late into the evening, it was an amazing night. We’re already lin ok’ing forward to next year! . Special thanks to our wonderful @glidesflegacy and to the two amazing women whom we honored with the 2018 Legacy Awards: Alicia Garza and Lateefah Simon. Photo credit: @alainmclaughlin . #GLIDELegacyGala #DressUpGetDown #WitnessTheLITness
GLIDEsf hit 3,000 followers over the weekend! Thank you all for supporting our growing Instagram community. ❤️🌈🙏#mondaymotivation #GLIDEunconditionally

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