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Title: A Great Day in the Tenderloin: GLIDE CELEBRATE 50 at Sunday Streets
START DATE: Sunday August 18
TIME: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details:
Ellis Street between Taylor and Jones, San Francisco CA.
Event Type: Party/Street Party
WHAT:
GLIDE Celebrates Sunday Streets in the Tenderloin with Special Church Service, GLIDE Ensemble & the Change Band, Live Street Performers, and a visit from SF Mayor Ed Lee


As part of its ongoing GLIDE CELEBRATE50 commemoration, GLIDE will be hosting a special event in conjunction with Sunday Streets in front of GLIDE on Sunday, August 18 from 11am – 4pm. Featuring a live church service, the GLIDE Ensemble and the Change Band, street performers, a historic community photo shoot and a special presentation by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, GLIDE’s Sunday Streets event is part of a year-long celebration recognizing 50 years of service by Janice Mirikitani and Cecil Williams at GLIDE.

WHERE:
Ellis Street between Taylor & Jones

WHEN:
Sunday, August 18, 2013
11:00am – 4:00pm
11:00am – GLIDE Church service
12:00noon – Special Presentation by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee and
Historic community photo shoot

WHO:
GLIDE Founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee
GLIDE Ensemble & the Change Band
Live street performances


ADMISSION:
Free and open to the public

INFO:
For more information, please visit GLIDE.org
For information on additional Sunday Streets activities, please visit, SundayStreetsSF.com.

Please note: There will be limited parking throughout the Tenderloin during Sunday Streets. Public transportation, biking and walking are encouraged.

This is a smoke-free event.


BACKGROUND:

Located at Ellis and Taylor in the Tenderloin, one of San Francisco's harshest urban environments, GLIDE is an oasis that has served the poor and disenfranchised for more almost 50 years. GLIDE is unconditional in its love, support and commitment to the community it serves – providing a range of holistic services from serving over one million free meals a year, to providing affordable housing, free or low-cost state-of-the-art healthcare along with dozens of other programs that help to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. With an unwavering commitment grounded in spirituality and emotional understanding, GLIDE is a leading organization for social justice – inspiring the larger community to celebrate humanity through compassion, generosity and acceptance. For more information, visit http://www.glide.org.

For more information about GLIDE, to donate or volunteer please call (415) 674-6000 or visit http://www.glide.org.

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