Introduction by Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Secretary of Transportation (retired) Keynote Address by Therese McMillan, Federal Transit Deputy Administrator Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Director, MTI National Transportation Finance CenterRead more »
A riveting inside account of the epic legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, this film follows the four plaintiffs and their legal team from San Francisco to the U.S. Supreme Court. Plaintiffs Kris Perry, Sandy Stier, Paul Katami, and Jeff Zarrillo as well as directors Ben Cotner and Ryan White will be in attendance.
The Case Against 8 is the Opening Night film for Frameline38: San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, June 19–29.
Laurence Tribe, Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Co-author, Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution Jeffrey Brand, Professor and Chairman, Center for Law and Global Justice, University of San Francisco Law School - ModeratorRead more »
Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood.Read more »
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator
Texas Governor Rick Perry believes his state is leading the way for America in creating energy independence by producing crude oil and electricity in many forms, including natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, bio-fuel and hydroelectric generation.
Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto Andrew Kimbrell, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Food Safety Nathanael Johnson, Food Writer, Grist; Author, All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and HappierRead more »