Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly
Former San Francisco Mayor Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco, legendary speaker of the California State Assembly and widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century, Brown has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.
Join Rick Evans for his new walking tour exploring the historic sites of the waterfront neighborhood that surrounds the location of the future Commonwealth Club headquarters. Hear the dynamic stories of the entrepreneurs, controversial artists and labor organizers who created this recently revitalized neighborhood. This two-hour tour will give you a lively overview of the historic significance of this neighborhood and a close look at the ongoing development.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University; Author, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them; Twitter @JosephEStiglitz Monika Bauerlein, Co-editor, Mother Jones; Twitter @MonikaBauerlein — Moderator Read more »
Alecia DeCoudreaux, President, Mills College Richard Ekman, President, Council of Independent Colleges Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California Mohammad Qayoumi, President, California State University San Jose Claude Steele, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UC Berkeley Read more »
C.W. Nevius, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Daniel Borenstein, Columnist and Editorial Writer, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune; Twitter @borensteindan Melissa Griffin Caen, Contributor, CBS SF (“Mornings with Melissa”) and San Francisco Magazine; Attorney; Twitter @melgriffincaenRead more »