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

Apr 24, 2019: 

Katharine Hayhoe on why we need to talk about climate change  (MPR News)

Apr 23, 2019: 

Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?  (Buffalo News)

Apr 23, 2019: 

Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?  (Financial Content)

Apr 23, 2019: 

International CSR news round-up  (Business in the Community)

Apr 23, 2019: 

Le général américain Wesley Clark: «Daesh est une création israélienne»  (Alter Info)

Apr 23, 2019: 

With ‘White,’ Gen X chronicler Bret Easton Ellis takes on Millennials  (DateBook)

Apr 22, 2019: 

REMARKS TO THE COMMONWEALTH CLUB  (Hawaii Free Press)

Apr 22, 2019: 

The best community and culture events in San Francisco this week  (ABC 7 News)

Apr 18, 2019: 

BIG REVEAL for MUELLER report— HARRIS faces blowback on truancy — April TAX REVENUES rolling in — MEASLES hits GOOGLE HQ — SF theater tradition BEACH BLANKET BABYLON taking final bow  (Politico)

Apr 18, 2019: 

Commonwealth Club Annual Dinner  (San Francisco Magazine)

Apr 18, 2019: 

Sen. Kamala Harris Regrets S.F.-Born Truancy Policy  (SF Weekly)

Apr 18, 2019: 

Why the Middle East is a disaster  (The Toledo Chronicle)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Kamala Harris regrets California truancy law that led to arrest of some parents  (LA Times)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Kamala Harris regrets California truancy law that led to arrest of some parents  (Rome-News Tribune)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Kamala Harris regrets California truancy law that led to arrest of some parents  (The San Diego Union-Tribune)