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 17, 2019: 

Kamala Harris Says The Truancy Law She Championed Isn't One She'd Back As POTUS  (Bustle)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Leonard Perlmutter Announces Yoga Science Equation D=E+W+C for Transforming Debilitating Thought Energy at American Meditation Institute's Physicians' CME Conference  (Business Insider)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Leonard Perlmutter Announces Yoga Science Equation D=E+W+C for Transforming Debilitating Thought Energy at American Meditation Institute's Physicians' CME Conference  (Dental Economics)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Leonard Perlmutter Announces Yoga Science Equation D=E+W+C for Transforming Debilitating Thought Energy at American Meditation Institute's Physicians' CME Conference  (FOX 21 Delmarva)

Apr 17, 2019: 

Michael Chrichton in 2003: Environmentalism is a religion – Publications – AEI  (Austrian Economic Blog)

Apr 17, 2019: 

News Briefs: SF holds Easter events  (The Bay Area Reporter)

Apr 16, 2019: 

2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg says he and husband want a child soon  (ABC News)

Apr 16, 2019: 

San Diego authors of ‘Indianapolis’ among finalists for a California Book Award  (The San Diego Union-Tribune)

Apr 15, 2019: 

'Wonder of Birds' Nests' Photo Show: Commonwealth Club, SF  (Patch)

Apr 14, 2019: 

Downtown SF traffic is insane. Maybe it’s time to make drivers pay  (SF Chronicle)

Apr 14, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg officially announces presidential campaign  (FOX 61)

Apr 13, 2019: 

Breed and Jarrett “wowed” us  (Talk 2 SV)

Apr 13, 2019: 

Hey Pete, we share a favorite book...  (Daily KOS)

Apr 12, 2019: 

The Dangers of Wireless Radiation and How to Protect Yourself  (The Epoch Times)

Apr 11, 2019: 

From a '30s big-band bash to a funky rave, here's where to go in San Francisco this weekend  (ABC 7 News)