PRESS ROOM

The office of Media and Public Relations provides notification of ongoing Commonwealth Club events to the public and the press and handles media relations. Please find below press releases and articles regarding program developments and significant events, forums, and lectures at the Club.

Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a broad and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Nancy Pelosi in 2020. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Audrey Hepburn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Milton Friedman, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, Stacey Abrams, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches and discussions here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial
jzipperer@commonwealthclub.org
415-597-6715

In the News

Nov 11, 2019: 

Events Around the Bay  (La Oferta )

Nov 09, 2019: 

In San Francisco, 25 Public Bathrooms Were Added, at a Cost of $200,00 each, to Help With the Effort  (Investors Hangout)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Diversity Talk Highlights Anti-Blackness and Black Erasure Within the LGBTQIA+ Community  (Black News Portal)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox Now Advises on Climate & Campaign Tech  (The Huffington Global)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Perkins: $1M in taxes should get 1M votes  (Yahoo Finance)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Wired25 Summit 2019 - Day 1  (Zimbio)

Nov 07, 2019: 

Diversity Talk Highlights Anti-Blackness and Black Erasure Within the LGBTQIA+ Community  (SF Bay View)

Nov 07, 2019: 

Gloria Duffy: From Nuclear Weapons to the Commonwealth Club (Video)  (San Francisco Business Times)

Nov 06, 2019: 

Kamala Wants to Lock Up Your Kids in School All Day  (PJ Media)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (AZ Central)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Fox 40)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Business Wire )

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Galveston News)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Marketplace)

Nov 01, 2019: 

Fed's Kaplan Says He Supported Rate Cut Only If Fed Signaled Nothing Further  (Reuters)