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Mar-27-2020

Women Are Moving

by Janice Mirikitani There are women who are moving.There are women who have said what must be done:            Our grandmothers who carried us on their shoulders,            wove memories of prisons/canefields/refugee camps    without self pity.            Our mothers/mine who stood in a River of Silence            snuffed her dreams and stilled her life, incarcerated in            World War II internment camps,

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Jul-07-2017

Bus Stop in the Name of Love!

Artist Kate Haug talks about her Summer of Love poster series for SF’s bus shelters—and one very hip poster in particular, featuring Janice Mirikitani and Rev. Cecil Williams

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Mar-08-2017

Embracing Our Power, Giving Voice to Our Possibilities: Women’s History Month at GLIDE

In honor of Women’s History Month, and on this International Women’s Day, we begin a series of posts focusing on the role of women in resisting oppression and advancing social justice. At a time in our nation’s history when overt, unabashed sexism, misogyny and homophobia are on the rise, encouraged by those in power, we

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Feb-16-2017

Remember, and never be silent: On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066

As we have seen in recent weeks, presidential executive orders can come swiftly, barreling down on a population with the stroke of a pen. They can have enormous influence, enormous consequences. And, again as we have seen, they can also be resisted by the populace and overruled by the judiciary when they outrage our sense

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Jun-23-2016

Con Amor Incondicional y Solidaridad

Today, and every day, we stand in solidarity and with love alongside our LGBTQ sisters and brothers. This includes our dear Latina/o/x sisters and brothers who were overwhelmingly represented among the victims at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, site of the latest mass-shooting in this country’s appalling epidemic of gun violence and bigotry.

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Aug-27-2015

We Can Do Better…

By GLIDE LEADERSHIP EVERY HUMAN BEING DESERVES DIGNITY AND RESPECT, WITHOUT EXCEPTION. There is much disturbance in response to a video circulating depicting the SF police handling of Black man with a prosthetic leg. He was behaving in ways that caused potential threat to harming himself and others. To many, the video depicts careless and

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Aug-19-2015

Celebrating Kristi Yamaguchi

By Amber Zeise, Emerging Leader Intern – Special Events, Civic and Social Innovation As this year’s Annual Legacy Gala swiftly approaches, the GLIDE family is taking time to acknowledge and appreciate individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives of others. This special evening celebrates the community by dancing, eating, drinking, and rejoicing! It

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Jun-19-2015

From Janice and Cecil…

We join with the GLIDE Leadership Team in a message of condolence and comfort to the Charleston, South Carolina communities, and the Emanuel AME Church family. We’ve taken a moment to reflect upon our history and the depth of significance of the imbedded effects of racism on our society. We both have experienced slavery and

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May-05-2015

CHANGE THE WORLD. START WITH LUNCH.

CHANGE THE WORLD. START WITH LUNCH. 16th Annual eBay Auction for Lunch with Warren Buffett Benefits GLIDE’s Programs in San Francisco Runs From May 31 – June 5, 2015
Visit http://ebay.com/glide

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Jun-19-2014

True Impact – GLIDE is the 2014 True Impact Prize Winner

Reposted from True Ventures Blog originally posted on June 18, 2014 by Jon Callaghan and Christiaan Vorkink It’s not every day that you get to meet a legend—let alone two of them—and engage in a rich discussion about the problems and opportunities facing our city and our time. It’s also not every day that you

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Dec-06-2013

Rest In Power, Nelson Mandela

At GLIDE we mark the passing of one of the greatest icons of peace and love in the world. The name of Nelson Mandela will forever stand for the highest grace and strength of character that the human spirit can attain. Mandela was imprisoned 27 years for resisting oppression and the brutal treatment of his

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Jun-06-2013

Larry Stupski — A Tribute from GLIDE

Larry’s Homerun He watches for the pitch, the release of ball Into the air, and with the perfect vision of his ready bat, Hurls that small sphere Like a replay of the sun  that suspends there high, For eternal seconds to shine Upon us all.                          (May 21, 2013)  We are proud and grateful at

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Jan-19-2011

"Talking with each other in a way that heals."

by Janice Mirikitani and Rev. Cecil Williams, Co-Founders

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Jan-18-2011

Reflections on MLK

by Janice Mirikitani and Rev. Cecil Williams, Co-Founders Part 1… Part 2…

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