January 2014

James Carville and Mary Matalin (1/21/14)

James Carville, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Mary Matalin, Co-author, Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home
Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University - Moderator Read more »

Ecological Intelligence

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Thu, May 1 2014 - 6:00pm

Daniel Goleman, Author, Ecological Intelligence Read more »

Going to Paris: Ambassador Todd Stern

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Wed, Feb 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Todd Stern, United States Special Envoy for Climate Change Read more »


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Tue, Mar 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Steve Hartmeier, CEO, mOasis
Tamin Pechet, CEO, Banyan Water; Chairman, Imagine H2O Read more »

Volunteer Orientation

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Tue, Feb 18 2014 - 6:00pm

Please join us to learn more information about volunteer opportunities at The Commonwealth Club. We will be explaining the various tasks performed by our volunteers and ending with a tour of the club headquarters. Please note that club membership is required to be a volunteer. If you are not yet a member, go to commonwealthclub.org/join and sign up today!

Today in Commonwealth Club History

Jan 23, 2014 @ 8:34 AM

From the archives: Gail Cleland addressed The Commonwealth Club of California? regarding "Struggle for Democracy in Korea: U.S.A. v. U.S.S.R." on January 23, 1948. While in the U.S. Army, Cleland served as senior chaplain for "Southern Korea," as it was then known. He spoke to many groups about the comparative situations in the Soviet-occupied Northern Korea and the U.S.-occupied southern portion of the country. 

Tiptoeing Through the Twilight Zone: An Explorer's Guide to Understanding Dementia

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Wed, May 7 2014 - 5:15pm

Mary Hulme, LCSW, President/Founder, Moonstone Geriatrics

Curious to learn and understand more about dementia? Hulme will teach real-life strategies for coping with dementia. She will describe her “Three Laws for Living with Dementia” and will highlight the importance of humor, creativity and experimentation in staying connected to anyone suffering from this illogical and vexing disease.

Shakespeare in Prisons

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Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 5:15pm

Lesley Schisgall Currier, Founder and Managing Director, Marin Shakespeare Company Read more »

R&D, Innovation Labs and Channeling Your Inner Startup (1/21/14)

Will Young, Director, Zappos Labs
Brian Luerssen, GM, OKCupid Labs
Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity, Adobe
James Temple, Senior Editor, Re/code - Moderator

Dianne Feinstein: On gun control: Finish the work

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