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Jan-08-2013

Candlight Vigil for Starr Lamare tomorrow @ 6pm

GLIDE is partnering with the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium (DVC) to host a candlelight vigil in honor of Starr Lamare, the 25-year-old mother of three who family members say was set on fire by her boyfriend, Dexter Oliver, this past Sunday in the city’s Bayview neighborhood. This senseless attack reminds San Franciscans that much

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Apr-24-2012

Thank you GLIDE Women’s Center Volunteers!

By Talilah Douglas, Domestic Violence Specialist, GLIDE Women’s Center The Women’s Center could not exist without volunteers. The Women’s Center is a huge success because of our volunteers and interns. We would not be able to do the work that we do without the many women who have lent us a helping hand. With a

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Mar-20-2012

The Tides Are Turning

by Zwazzi Sowo, Women’s Center Program Manager In late February, during a GLIDE Women’s Center Healing through Negro Spirituals/Domestic Violence Recovery Group, one client was sharing her recent experience with domestic violence from her boyfriend. She described how she was beaten badly in the streets while people were just walking by and watching. She described

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Oct-14-2011

I Can See You

by Lillian Mark, Community Building Division Operations Manager October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  What does that mean? An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. Poverty, homelessness and domestic violence are intricately linked – 92% of homeless women have experienced severe physical or sexual abuse. My

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Dec-13-2010

An Amazing Year for the Women’s Center

by Talilah Douglas, Women’s Center Case Manager and Domestic Violence Specialist We have had an amazing year in the Women’s Center. Women have continued to come to our Women On The Move drop in group. And we have seen over the past few years the group become more and more of a community. Last year

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