The Commonwealth Club is a great place to discuss topics of importance to the LGBTQ community. Come discuss ideas for programming and meet other people who are engaged about everything from marriage equality to queer spirituality. We want to hear from you!
MLF: LGBT Location: SF Club Office Time: 5:30 p.m. program Cost:FREE Program Organizer: Stephen Seewer
How to Provide for Your Family and Leave Your Legacy: Estate Planning in a Challenged Economy
Erik Dryburgh, Alder & Colvin; Board Member, Partnership for Philanthropic Planning
Even in these difficult times, you can craft an estate plan that protects your family’s future while ensuring that the causes you care about are remembered. Estate planning expert Dryburgh will share the information you need to determine if your estate plan should be re-evaluated in this economy. Read more »
California Health Care and the Stimulus: The Promises, Possibilities and Pitfalls
Toby Douglas, Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Health Care Services Elizabeth Imholz, Special Projects Director, Consumer’s Union David Lansky, President and CEO, the Pacific Business Group on Health Jim Dempsey, Vice President for Public Policy, the Center for Democracy and Technology
The government is expected to send about $85 billion in stimulus money to t Read more »
John Chiang, California State Controller John Myers, Sacramento Bureau Chief, KQED Public Radio Sean Randolph, President and CEO, Bay Area Economic Forum Fred Silva, Senior Fiscal Advisor, California Forward John Wildermuth, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator
IOUs, state spending cuts, higher taxes and layoffs are just some of the harsh realities of the California state Read more »
Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out? Come take a peek, meet other members and staff and learn about all The Commonwealth Club offers. Experience firsthand how The Commonwealth Club has become the nation’s leading public forum. Bring a friend and explore the Club together!
Nicholas Carr, Author, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains Zack Lynch, Founder and Executive Director, Neurotechnology Industry Organization; Author, The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science is Changing Our WorldRead more »
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine and the company of fellow Club members, ambassadors and staff as we celebrate new members! Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out? Come and take a peek and meet other new members. Learn about all The Club has to offer – from volunteer opportunities, travel destinations and free language discussion groups to the high-quality programs you expect from us. Bring a friend and explore the Club together! Read more »