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This is a place of hope, meaning and purpose. Visit GLIDE in San Francisco and become a part of something bigger – a movement that is changing lives.

GLIDE is a nationally recognized center for social justice, dedicated to fighting systemic injustices, creating pathways out of poverty and crisis, and transforming lives. Through our integrated comprehensive services, advocacy initiatives, and inclusive community, we empower individuals, families and children to achieve stability and thrive.

GLIDE is on the forefront of addressing some of society’s most pressing issues, including poverty, housing and homelessness, and racial and social justice.


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16,800+ | 3,500+

Covid Tests Administered | Covid Vaccines Administered


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Get ready for an electrifying night at the 15th Annual GLIDE Summer Gala (formerly Legacy Gala) at Terra Gallery! We will be honoring two inspiring leaders with the 2024 Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani Legacy Awards.

The evening will be filled with the soulful tunes of the Glide Ensemble and Change Band led by Zoe Ellis. DJ King Most is poised to ignite the dance floor with his signature blend of vibrant beats and electrifying mixes. Enjoy complimentary light bites and delectable cocktails, mocktails, beer, and wine from our bar.

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Social Justice Academy planting the seeds for new leaders

GLIDE started the Social Justice Academy as a community learning center to catalyze the wisdom and expertise of those affected by systemic inequities.
In April, we launched our inaugural cohort of nine women, each of whom has experienced systemic inequities like homelessness or incarceration. Over the past 12 weeks, the cohort has met weekly to practice and grow as community organizers and policy advocates.

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Sober Support Groups come to GLIDE

Glide Memorial Church opens its doors to those suffering from addiction Glide Memorial Church has opened its doors to those suffering from addiction. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) group meetings happen every

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Celebrate Pride with GLIDE!

On Wednesday, March 8, 1972, 41 community members gathered at Glide Church to listen to the Rev. Bob Humphries talk about his experience organizing a LGBTQ march in Los Angeles. 

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