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Jun-12-2020

No Justice, No Peace

Minister Marvin K. White addressed GLIDE Staff at a vigil for Black lives lost to state and state-backed violence on June 9, 2020. My job today is to remind you that the actions you take now and next are necessary. Because through your actions, you affirm that freedom is the goal and aim of this

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Jun-09-2020

Our racial and social justice work continues

A message from GLIDE’s President and CEO Dear Friends, As the nation continues to demand change in the wake of the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the countless other Black men and women whose lives have been cut short at the hands of police, GLIDE remains steadfast in our commitment to social and

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Jun-04-2020

We who cannot rest

A letter to our community Dear friends, The pain of this last week is longstanding and deep within our community. The unrest is the unrest of those who cannot rest. None of us can rest until this murder and the long, long line of crimes against black and brown people move from being the inevitable

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Feb-01-2017

Freed to Free

Freed for New Beginnings “I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” —Harriet Tubman “And before I’d be a slave I’ll be buried in my grave; and go home to my Lord and be free.” —lyrics to “Oh, Freedom”

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Feb-04-2016

We Shall Overcome—NOW!

by Rev. Theon Johnson III, Associate Pastor We shall overcome. We shall overcome. We shall overcome some day. Deep in my heart I do believe. We shall overcome some day. Popularized during one of the most tumultuous periods in American history, this protest song was a central anthem in the struggle for freedom and equality

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Aug-21-2015

Celebrating Chinaka Hodge

By Dori Caminong (Manager, Special Events, Civic and Social Innovation) The GLIDE Legacy Gala is one day away! This special evening celebrates the beloved community of social influencers committed to making an impact in San Francisco. We will dance, eat, drink, rejoice and commemorate the visionary leadership of Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani who

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Aug-14-2015

Straight Outta Patience

by Rev. Theon Johnson III, Associate Pastor On Tuesday, August 11, I joined members of the GLIDE family for an advanced screening of Straight Outta Compton hosted by Ben and Felicia Horowitz and the team at Andreessen Horowitz.Following the screening, there was a special Q&A moderated by Ben with Director F. Gary Gray, Actors’ Corey

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