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GLIDE Hosts Rally to Honor Trayvon Martin
Date Wednesday March 28
Time 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
GLIDE Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street (@ Taylor), Second Floor, San Francisco
Event Type Meeting
Organizer/AuthorGLIDE
Phone(415) 674-6000
WHAT:
GLIDE Memorial United Methodist Church to host special rally in honor of Trayvon Martin with words from GLIDE founders Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani, GLIDE’s ministry team, music from the GLIDE Ensemble with John Turk and the Change Band, spoken word, and more. The community is invited to share their thoughts and solutions for breaking the cycles of racism in the U.S.

Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was shot and killed in Florida late last month by a neighborhood watch captain who has not been charged with a crime.

WHEN:
Wednesday, March 28 at 6pm

WHERE:
GLIDE Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street (@ Taylor), Second Floor, San Francisco

WHO:
• Reverend Cecil Williams, GLIDE’s Founder and Minister of Liberation

• Janice Mirikitani, Founding President of the GLIDE Foundation

• Pastor Karen Oliveto

• Music from the GLIDE Ensemble with John Turk and the Change Band

• Members of the community sharing their thoughts on Trayvon Martin and solutions for breaking the cycle of racism in the U.S.

FOR MORE INFO:
Call (415) 674-6000 or visit http://www.GLIDE.org

About Glide
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 than 45 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 proving 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.
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