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Lending Hope

Angela Coleman has worked at GLIDE in various roles for 13 years, and is currently a much-loved Case Manager with our Walk-In Center. GLIDE recognizes the need to work closely with formerly incarcerated women and their families. New research shows

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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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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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“A transformative way of dealing with drug use”: Paul Harkin on Safe Consumption Sites

Due to concern about HIV, Hep C and overdose deaths, there has recently been a huge upsurge in discussion both locally and nationally about creating Safe Consumption Services (or Safe Injection Facilities) where drug users can use drugs under medically

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Growing with GLIDE

Jonathan Fennell has worked at GLIDE for over 17 years, and seen a lot of changes during his time here. As San Francisco celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, members of GLIDE staff are reflecting on how

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Poetry Makes a Difference

  Thirteen women. Different backgrounds. Different outlooks. Different lifestyles. But all in the same room, writing. Writing to tell a story. Through symbolism, art and passion came poems.

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Using Poetry to Overcome Fear: Angela Coleman

Angela Coleman, Case Manager at the GLIDE Walk-In Center, has a lot to celebrate. As the newest appointee to the San Francisco Reentry Council, Angela looks forward to helping formerly incarcerated people reach their potential as they readjust to life outside

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