Member-Led Forum

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Science & Technology Planning Meeting

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Mon, Jul 29 2013 - 6:15pm

This program is postponed to September 9. You may register .

Join fellow Club members with similar interests to brainstorm upcoming Science & Technology programs. All Commonwealth Club members are welcome. We explore visions for the future through science and technology. Discuss current issues and share your insights with fellow Club members to shape and plan programs for the months ahead. Read more »

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The Influences of Art (Past, Present, Future)

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Mon, Jul 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Thomas R. Simpson, Founder and Director, Afro Solo Festival
Peter Callender, Artistic Director, African-American Shakespeare Company
Karen Carraway, Visual Artist
Susheel Bibbs, Opera Singer Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 29 2013 - 5:30pm

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session. Read more »

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Sky-High Rents, Disappearing Nonprofits

Tue, Jul 23 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is cancelled

Mark Cloutier, SF Foundation
Masen Davis, Transgender Law Center Read more »

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The Elephant In The Room: Difficult Talks We All Should Have

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Mon, Jul 22 2013 - 5:15pm

Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MFT, Eldercare Services Founder

Eldercare expert Fodrini-Johnson presents a guide to sensitive conversations that she says must take place to promote independence and quality of life as we age. She will discuss how to have the "difficult" conversations with ourselves, our children and our spouses regarding real and imagined challenges we may encounter in later years. She will tackle tough topics, including keeping or selling the family home, future health considerations, and when it's time to stop driving. Read more »

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Trade in Your Rights: Russia's Circuitous March to Democracy

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Thu, Jul 18 2013 - 6:00pm

Pavel Khodorkovsky, President, Institute of Modern Russia Read more »

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Why Austerity Kills

Wed, Jul 17 2013 - 6:00pm

Sanjay Basu, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiologist, Prevention Research Center at Stanford University; Co-author, The Body Economy: Why Austerity Kills

This program is cancelled. Read more »

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Bastille Day Celebration with the Bay Gourmet Forum

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Mon, Jul 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Cara Black, Author, Murder Below Montparnasse - the 13th Aimee Leduc Parisian Mystery
Shawn Williams, Chef/Owner, Feve Artisan Chocolatier
In conversation with Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Forum Read more »

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Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

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Thu, Jul 11 2013 - 6:00pm

Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver, U.S. Navy SEAL Read more »

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How to Recover Your Childhood Brilliance: Special Genius of Those over 50

How to Recover Your Childhood Brilliance: Special Genius of Those over 50
Wed, Jul 10 2013 - 5:15pm

Pat McHenry Sullivan, Founder, Visionary Resources in Oakland, CA; Author, Your Natural Genius: Lost, Found, Ready for Adventure Read more »

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