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Voices from the front lines of GLIDE’s efforts serving those in need and advocating for change.

Jun 25, 2022

Now More Than Ever – GLIDE is Pride

Pride month is an extraordinary time, and the related festivities this June mark the first time in two years that we can all come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. For decades, GLIDE has stood up for, sat in for, marched in the streets for - and opened its arms and doors widely - for the LGBTQ+ community. I am honored to be part of an organization with such a remarkable legacy of LGBTQ+ commitment and advocacy.  

During this month of Pride, I am fee...

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Jun-24-2022

Our Work Continues: The High Court and Roe v. Wade

Today, the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion and a woman’s liberty to make personal decisions about her health and body. This ruling is a devastating blow to the progress of women and their families within our democracy....


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Jun-23-2022

Celebrating Warren Buffett and Power of One Charity Auction

I am thrilled to share the news of the record-breaking winning bid of $19,000,100 in the Power of One Charity Auction Lunch with Warren Buffett....


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Jun-18-2022

GLIDE Celebrates Juneteenth

 At GLIDE, we sing, we dance, we laugh, and we celebrate together, with storytelling being vital for our recovery and empowerment. On Juneteenth, as families, especially Black families, come together, opportunities emerge to raise up stories of African American culture, voices, and community. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, gives space for the reverence of elders and spirituality. It provides time to reflect on the past, imagine the possibilities of the future, and elevate Black joy as an expression of affirmation, resistance, and renewal. ...


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Jun-07-2022

GLIDE welcomes Sharon Osberg to Board of Directors

GLIDE Foundation (GLIDE), a nationally recognized center for social justice, is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Tracy Layney, Allison L. Magee, Mark Ryle, and Virginia Walker to its Board of Directors. The four new members will help GLIDE in the implementation of its bold, large-scale strategic plan to deliver solutions to complex problems addressing both the symptoms and root causes of poverty and homelessness and to help more people off the streets, stabilize their lives, and thrive for good....


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Jun-16-2022

Warren Buffet Power Auction Livestream FAQ

If you’re experiencing any technical difficulties with our livestream, please review the following items: Check your Internet connectivity – Bandwidth can be a lively culprit. Make sure to check your bandwith as well as the speed of your Internet. Switch to a different connection if the current one is not working for you. Switch to...



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May-06-2022

Telling Our Mothers’ Stories

As GLIDE honors our mothers – alive and in spirit – we reflect on the essential roles they play as the first leaders in our lives, the first mentors, and the first caretakers. We celebrate our mothers for their accomplishments, contributions and humanity, but, as much as we’ve sought and made changes to laws, to systems and to our lives, progress for mothers and women remains frail. ...


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May-09-2022

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. ...


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May-04-2022

For the People: GLIDE presents a special Ramadan recipe

In honor of Ramadan coming to an end, Humera Shaikh, GLIDE Communications Associate and her sister Fayeeza share a Ramadan recipe with us. ...


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Apr-28-2022

GLIDE Voices Honors Ramadan: Featuring Humera Shaikh

GLIDE Voices is honoring Ramadan; we asked Humera Shaikh, Communications Associate, what does Ramadan mean to you?    ...


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