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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Four

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Wed, May 31 2017 - 6:30pm

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Mina Kim, Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Chief Dr. Robert Pearl: Getting the Mistakes out of Health Care

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Tue, May 30 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Robert Pearl, Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care–And Why We’re Usually Wrong; Twitter Read more »

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Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture

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Tue, May 23 2017 - 6:30pm

Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco and legendary speaker of the California State Assembly, Brown is widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century. He has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.

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Women and Islam

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Mon, May 22 2017 - 7:00pm

Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Author, The Muslim Next Door
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group
Joe Simitian, Supervisor, Santa Clara County—Moderator
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What does it mean to be a Muslim woman? Join us for this special community forum to learn how Islam intersects with gender in today’s world.

Co-presented by the office of Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian

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SFDebate

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Mon, May 22 2017 - 7:00pm

The SFDebate is an open forum for discussion on the events of our time. It is a place where you will not only be exposed to opposing points of view, but a safe place where you will be encouraged to find and speak up for yours. SFDebate is also a meeting of minds, and we follow every meeting with continued debate and conversation at a nearby bar/restaurant.

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, May 18 2017 - 1:45pm

Join another Commonwealth Club neighborhood adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past—where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

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Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 5/15/17

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Mon, May 15 2017 - 6:30pm

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It's never a dull moment in politics these days, and we'll discuss the biggest, most controversial and sometimes the surprising political issues with expert commentary by panelists who are smart, are civil, and have a good sense of humor. Join our panelists for informative and engaging commentary on political and other major news, audience discussion of the week’s events, and our live news quiz! Read more »

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Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust and Prosperity

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Fri, May 12 2017 - 12:00pm

Steve Odland, CEO, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chairman and CEO, Office Depot; Former Chairman and CEO, AutoZone
Joseph Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chief Economist, Office of Management and Budget for the Clinton Administration Read more »

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Fear of a Faith: Sharia, Surveillance, Terrorism and the Muslim Ban

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Tue, May 9 2017 - 7:00pm

Ameena Jandali, Founding Member, Islamic Networks Group
Jihad Turk, President, the Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School
Joe Simitian, Supervisor, Santa Clara County—Moderator

What’s real and what’s not? Join us for this special community forum to learn more about the policies, politics and current events that affect the United States and our overall understanding of Muslims and the Islam religion.

Co-presented by the office of Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian

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Journalist Nick Bilton: Inside the Online Black Market

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Tue, May 9 2017 - 6:30pm

Nick Bilton, Special Correspondent, Vanity Fair; Author, American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road; Twitter Read more »

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