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A radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate
suffering and break the cycles of
poverty and marginalization.

 

 

 

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GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band CD: Live at SFJAZZ CELEBRATE50

The CD of the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band's live concert at SFJAZZ is available now! The concert commemorated Revered Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani's 50 years serving the San Francisco community.

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Sunday Celebration Podcast

Bringing the Sunday Celebration experience wherever you go! Featuring Janice Mirikitani, Cecil Williams, and Karen Oliveto with the GLIDE Ensemble and The Change Band.

 

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Love. Acceptance. Community.

With admirers ranging from Harvey Milk and Huey Newton to Warren Buffett, Dr. Maya Angelou, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, GLIDE in San Francisco has been inspiring, infuriating, welcoming, and changing the world for 50 years. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani share their epic love story in BEYOND THE POSSIBLE: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called GLIDE.

 

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Share your story and engage in a creative and social mission-driven dialogue with GLIDE and your communities. From fundraising efforts to the contribution of your time, talent and resources, we invite to be an influencer and become a social advocate for GLIDE.

 

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GLIDE Annual Holiday Festival

CELEBRATE50 @ San Francisco War Memorial Opera House

 

GLIDE celebrated the Holiday Season on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by honoring the 50th anniversary of GLIDE Founders! The annual music and spoken word Gala fundraiser benefitted Mo's Kitchen and GLIDE programs and featured Dr. Maya Angelou, Valerie Simpson, Judith Hill, Tom Johnston, San Jose Taiko, GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band and an all-star lineup for a musical journey of song and storytelling. The event was emceed by KISS-FM radio host and San Francisco Giants announcer Renel Brooks-Moon and hosted by honorary co-chairs Dr. Maya Angelou, Pam and Larry Baer, Richard Blum, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Robin Williams.

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GLIDE Ensemble & the Change Band
Under the musical direction of John F. Turk, Jr.

CELEBRATE50 @ The SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

 

The GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band performed live in concert at the SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium, on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:30pm. Stay tuned for photos and the upcoming commemorative CD recording of the event!

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A Great Day in the Tenderloin

CELEBRATE50 GLIDE at Sunday Streets

 

During Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin on August 18, participants celebrated 50 years of Janice Mirikitani and Cecil Williams at GLIDE.  Sunday Celebration took it to the streets with performances from the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band on the corner of Ellis & Taylor.

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Honoring a 50 Year San Francisco Legacy

San Francisco’s premiere young professionals’ black tie affair was held Saturday, July 20, at the City View at the METREON. The event featured live performances from Lara Johnston and the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band. All proceeds benefited GLIDE programs.

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The World's Only Power Lunch with Warren Buffett

For the 14th year in a row, Warren Buffett, legendary investor and philanthropist, will host his one-and-only charity power lunch to benefit one of the country’s most respected and beloved charitable organizations, San Francisco’s GLIDE. The eBay charity auction ran from June 2 - 7, 2013

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SF Giants Celebrate 50!

Thank you for joining us as the World Champion San Francisco Giants and GLIDE launched CELEBRATE50 on Friday, May 24 -- a special tribute night at AT&T Park honoring two beloved SF icons Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani and their 50 years at GLIDE. Special event ticket purchase had included a limited edition Cecil and Janice bobblehead and a festive VIP pre-game experience in Triples Alley with complimentary food and beverages and a private live performance by the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band.  

 

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GLIDE is the heart and soul of San Francisco. 2013 marks the 50 year anniversary of Co-Founders’ Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani coming to GLIDE with a mission to create meaningful change  in this world. This partnership transformed a church into a social movement of service and spirit powered by unconditional love and acceptance. Join us as we CELEBRATE50!


Watch the final moments of the Warren Buffett Power Lunch Countdown



View the live broadcast of the final 30 minutes of the Power Lunch with Warren Buffett Auction Countdown live on eBay.  GLIDE is pleased to, once again, have Ustream, Inc. as the live broadcasting platform to stream this eventful auction. To view on Ustream's GLIDE channel in larger format, click here.

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