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

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (Buffalo News)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (96.9 The Bull)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Cynthia Telles and Kaiser Permanente Host Discussion on Solutions for Homelessness  (Yahoo News)

Oct 02, 2019: 

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies For Kindle  (24 Brasil)

Oct 01, 2019: 

Collection from Celebrated American Author John Steinbeck Offered Through Heritage Auctions  (Art Daily)

Oct 01, 2019: 

Family of Betty Reid Soskin Seeks Donations for Her Recovery  (KCBS Radio)

Oct 01, 2019: 

The Nature of Things Speaker Series Featuring Obi Kaufmann  (American River Messenger)

Sep 29, 2019: 

Kamala Harris’s Signature Achievement Was a Complete Failure  (Jacobin Magazine)

Sep 27, 2019: 

Waiting Teaches us how to Pray, Appreciate the Moment | Faith  (Tallahassee)

Sep 25, 2019: 

Confusion: Pelosi Calls Trump ‘President Bush’ — Again!  (Prison Planet)

Sep 25, 2019: 

Takei Optimistic in SF Visit  (Bay Area Reporter)

Sep 20, 2019: 

'Secret: The Making of Australia’s Security State'  (On Line Opinion)

Sep 19, 2019: 

Former U.S. Diplomat Bob J. Satawake Launches Digital Release of Bestselling Book Breaking Protocol: Forging a Path Beyond Diplomacy  (Telemundo Lubbock)

Sep 18, 2019: 

George Takei Wants America To Learn From Its Mistakes  (SF Weekly)

Sep 18, 2019: 

Presidenta de Universidad de California Dice Que Renunciará  (Broad Stripe)