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Mar-05-2013

GLIDE Families Create Community

GLIDE’s Family Resource Center (FRC) offers a variety of culturally appropriate family-oriented programs that give parents the tools they need to support their child’s development. Programs include family-focused activities that promote school readiness and success, build community through parent and family classes, workshops and events. The FRC also offers long-term support to families, creating deep

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Jan-20-2012

Parent Engagement in Family Programs at GLIDE

by Lucy Stelzner, Family Resource Center Coordinator With 2012 full swing, I begin to think back on what has transpired this past year within GLIDE’s Family Resource Center (FRC) at FYCC. When I do, I see images of Nam informing me that after our family cooking classes he no longer buys white bread since whole wheat

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Oct-26-2011

Helping Children Succeed

by Don Pologruto, FYCC Department Manager Walking up Ellis toward Taylor it’s hard not to miss the bell tower and neon cross of GLIDE. For decades this corner of the Tenderloin has been associated with Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, the free Meals Program and Sunday Celebration. Over the years GLIDE’s reach into the

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May-13-2011

FYCC Celebrates Mothers!

by Lucy Stelzner, Family Resource Coordinator On Friday, May 6th, the FYCC parent leadership group held a family event to celebrate mothers. The event boasted over 75 parents and children in attendance, with 29 mothers receiving recognition through applause and a rose. It was not the excitement that floated through the air or the anticipation

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Apr-07-2011

Literacy and Learning for Families at GLIDE

by Lucy Stelzner, Family Resource Coordinator The families shuffle in slowly at first and then in quick bursts of energy, chatter and anticipation. The food table begins to look fuller, as more parents drop off their contribution to the potluck for the final night of our Family Youth and Childcare Center’s Jumpstart program. The children

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