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

In the News

Nov 01, 2019: 

Inflection Point 129: Is There Still 'Sex in the City?'  (KALW Radio)

Oct 31, 2019: 

Come Hang Out With Wired at Our 2-Day Festival  (Wired)

Oct 31, 2019: 

Novato Woman Named Managing Director of Advisory Firm  (Marin Independent Journal)

Oct 31, 2019: 

Personal Development Tools  (Seven Days)

Oct 25, 2019: 

Square Courts Beginning Investors With New Stock-Trading Service  (San Francisco Business Times)

Oct 25, 2019: 

‘Mountain Talks’ Coming to McCloud  (The Siskiyu Daily News)

Oct 24, 2019: 

Dr. Ma. Victoria t. Lualhati: Recognized as most influential Filipina Woman in the World  (BusinessMirror)

Oct 23, 2019: 

In SF, Power Speaks About Fighting for LGBT Rights Globally  (The Bay Area Reporter)

Oct 23, 2019: 

Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO and Philanthropic Gadfly  (The Jewish News of Northern California)

Oct 23, 2019: 

News Briefs: Crawford, Miss Major Receive Acey Awards  (The Bay Area Reporter)

Oct 15, 2019: 

Bay Area Political Events: D.A. Candidates Debate, New Citizen Voting  (Wired Focus)

Oct 14, 2019: 

After Quantifying the Austerity and Then Measuring the Easing the Fed denied but Was Demolished By Analysts  (Cngold)

Oct 14, 2019: 

Tiger: Treasury Paper Purchase is Not Monetary Expansion  (Finans Gundem)

Oct 13, 2019: 

The President of the US Dallas Fed Said That the US-China Trade Agreement May be Open to Interest Rates  (Reuters)

Oct 12, 2019: 

31 Fun Things: Autumn Lights Festival, Día de los Muertos, Wharf Fest + More Bay Area Events  (7x7)