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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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Applications for 2nd Round of Dream Keeper Initiative (DKI) Mini Grants are now open!

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GLIDE Stands Ready to Combat the Overdose Epidemic

Earlier this week, I attended a rally outside of Boeddeker Park here in the Tenderloin to address the dire consequences of the fentanyl epidemic. At this rally, I shared a message that GLIDE stands ready to combat the overdose epidemic ravaging our community using any effective tools at our disposal.

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Glide Memorial Church Celebrates the Caregivers in our Community

This past February saw Glide Memorial Church (GMC) celebrate approximately 36 individuals made up of community leader volunteers, GLIDE staff, and partners who completed training through the Stupski Community Care Network, for purposes of learning how to identify congregants and community members who need care, or are caregivers for those in need of care, and their families who care for them.  

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With Benn and Mira A free and open meditation circle to reduce harm to oneself and the community Sign up to RSVP

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Event Series Prayer Circle

Prayer Circle

Led by Minister Marvin, Pam Ward and Laurel Heicher Join us for Prayer Circle with a live reading of the congregation’s prayers from the week. Wednesday evening  6:00–7:00 pm Please submit […]

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Racial Justice Group

Glide’s Racial Justice Group educates and seeks liberation for the oppressed and marginalized, with emphasis on BIPOC, in order to realize the beloved community we are called to be. Every […]

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