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 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)

Apr 11, 2019: 

Hoover Collections Featured in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting  (Hoover Institution)

Apr 10, 2019: 

Bay Area political events: Covering refugee crises, religious liberty  (SF Chronicle)

Apr 09, 2019: 

Kerry, Hagel warn Trump undermining national security on climate  (My Journal Courier)

Apr 08, 2019: 

Climate Action Forum coming to Grass Valley  (The Union)

Apr 08, 2019: 

HBS Prof, Former CEO Campaign For Major Political Reset  (Poets and Quants)

Apr 07, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg Brings pro-Israel, 'Religious Left' Message to 2020 Democratic Primary  (Haaretz)

Apr 07, 2019: 

PETE BUTTIGIEG: U.S. POLITICS IS 'HORROR SHOW,' SLAMS TRUMP’S 'CHEST-THUMPING' RHETORIC IN CHUCK TODD INTERVIEW  (Newsweek )

Apr 06, 2019: 

柏加大校長: 買進名校 價值觀錯誤  (World Journal)

Apr 04, 2019: 

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Among Speakers At Innovate For Good Conference  (SF Gate)

Apr 04, 2019: 

The Influencer Series  (Sacramento Bee)

Apr 04, 2019: 

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg is sweeping the media off their feet. Time for a few deep breaths.  (The Washington Post)

Apr 03, 2019: 

First 2020 Democratic fundraising numbers give early snapshot of the competitive primary ahead  (Yahoo! News)

Apr 03, 2019: 

The Pete Buttigieg boom  (Vox)

Apr 02, 2019: 

Here's What All the 2020 Candidates Have Said and Done About Equal Pay  (Time)