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The Glidettes: Our Moment of Joy

During the month of May, GLIDE celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage. In this story, we highlight the Glidettes, a delightful group of Asian-identifying seniors and performers who embody GLIDE’s mission to create a loving and inclusive community. 

Iris stands outside of GLIDE

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

Nearly 80% of all opioid overdose deaths take place outside of medical settings, ushering in a new era where heroes in street clothes are stepping into the role of first responder.

GLIDE and Community Partners Host Womxn’s Wellness Fair

GLIDE’s Women’s Center, in conjunction with community partners The Healing Well, La Cocina, YWAM San Francisco and Simply the Basics, hosted a Womxn’s Wellness Fair on Friday, May 7–the start of Mother’s Day Weekend. The free, day-long event was meant to celebrate and serve all unhoused, and housed women-identified residents in the Tenderloin and took place in the Tenderloin Community Resource Hub at Ellis Street and Taylor in front of GLIDE.

Wake Up, People!

Lisa Pelletier-Ross, a beloved staff member at GLIDE, serving as a trusted Community Safety Team Shift Lead, shares her reflections and grief during these exceptionally challenging times that demand justice,

Saundra Haggerty

“All behavior is learned behavior”

Saundra Haggerty on GLIDE’s Men In Progress violence-intervention program Saundra Haggerty is the lead facilitator and case manager for GLIDE’s Men In Progress (MIP) program, a 52-week court-mandated Batterer’s Intervention

Soul Force

Isoke Femi on the spiritual roots of African American music and the power of harmony Music has always played an essential role in resisting oppression and advancing social justice, including

A Place to Find Connection

Reflections on Client Advocacy, or What Is a Case Manager? (Part 2) Walk-In Center client advocate Nikki Dove says her role at GLIDE is a constant reminder of how hard

Give an Ear: Why Listening Is Love

Lisa Pelletier-Ross is a beloved staff member at GLIDE, serving as a trusted Community Safety Team Shift Lead. She, along with several other members of Community Safety and the Meals

Lending Hope

Angela Coleman has worked at GLIDE in various roles for 13 years, and is currently a much-loved Case Manager with our Walk-In Center. GLIDE recognizes the need to work closely