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“Tell Me What LOVE Is”

By: Lillian Mark, GLIDE program team member since 2004 This year I celebrate 10 years on GLIDE staff not including the 3 semesters I spent here as an intern prior. During my tenure at GLIDE the people in my life

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International Impact: A Danish Student and His San Francisco Experience

GLIDE Emerging Leader Intern Char-Leen Craner  shares her experience of meeting with Niels Koch, a University of Copenhagen student. Completing a six month internship at GLIDE, Niels shares his reflections with Char-Leen on working in the Walk-In Center, Men In

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Kelsey Palmer: Empowering the Powerless to Make Real Change

by Kelsey Palmer, GLIDE Walk-In Center, MSW Intern For as long as I can remember, I have been enamored by cities. At their best, they are innovative, dynamic, and bustling with activity. At their worst, cities can be chaotic, frightening,

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Dear GLIDE…

Dear GLIDE, My name is Lea Möller and I am from Denmark. I have been at GLIDE for six months as an intern from the University of Copenhagen working in the Walk-In Center and the Women’s Center. Very soon I

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Gratitude

by Lillian Mark, Community Building Division Operations Manager This blog is a tribute to some of the wonderful staff and clients in the Community Building Division at GLIDE who have demonstrated GLIDE’s core values to me by “walking the walk.”

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These Moments of Humanity

by Val Green, Walk-In Center’s Epworth Summer Intern When I arrived at GLIDE at 6:30 a.m. last Wednesday, the building was already alive with chatting, laughing, shouting. It was my first day making shelter reservations entirely alone, and I was

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“Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed.”

by Kim Armbruster, Walk-In Center Manager In honor of Cesar Chavez Day, I’d like to share my favorite of his famous quotes: “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read.

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