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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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Posted in GLIDE values, Uncategorized, Women of GLIDE

“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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Posted in GLIDE advocacy, GLIDE Harm Reduction, GLIDE Team, Uncategorized

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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Posted in GLIDE Free Meals, GLIDE history, GLIDE Team, GLIDE values, Uncategorized

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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5 Questions: Veronica Boutelle

by Clarissa Mendiola, Donor Cultivation Coordinator How did you come to GLIDE (why did you seek GLIDE out, when did you start)? As a lifelong resident of the Bay Area I have heard about GLIDE my entire life.  The name

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I Can See You

by Lillian Mark, Community Building Division Operations Manager October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  What does that mean? An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. Poverty, homelessness and domestic violence are

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