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 2010. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alec Baldwin, and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
Riki Rafner, Director of Media and Public Relations
rrafner@commonwealthclub.org
415-597-6712

In the News

Jan 22, 2020: 

Opinion: We Are All Passengers On Tehran-Kiev Flight 752  (The Mercury News)

Jan 22, 2020: 

Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry And Daughter Riley ‘Eat, Learn, And Play’  (BCK)

Jan 19, 2020: 

Bay Area Political Events: King Day Rally, Medicare for All Town Hall  (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jan 18, 2020: 

2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards: Full List of Winners  (Power 107)

Jan 18, 2020: 

2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards: Full List of Winners  (Star 105.7)

Jan 17, 2020: 

Evan Harris – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Joins the Commonwealth Club of California  (Pacific Research Institute)

Jan 17, 2020: 

iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2020 Winners Revealed  (Hollywood Reporter)

Jan 17, 2020: 

Pompeo Breaks Silence on Alleged Threats to Envoy in Ukraine  (The Detroit News)

Jan 17, 2020: 

Pompeo Hits The Road as Impeachment Trial Gets Underway  (The Libyan Report)

Jan 17, 2020: 

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He ‘Never Heard’ That Ukraine Ambassador Might Be Under Surveillance  (Orlando Sentinel)

Jan 16, 2020: 

ABC7's Dan Ashley moderates Discussion on Mental Health, Youth, Criminal Justice in San Francisco  (ABC7 News)

Jan 16, 2020: 

Pompeo Hits The Road as Impeachment Trial Gets Underway  (The Wichita Eagle)

Jan 16, 2020: 

Pompeo Hits The Road as Impeachment Trial Gets Underway  (The Washington Post)

Jan 16, 2020: 

Pompeo Hits The Road as Impeachment Trial Gets Underway  (Daily Mail)

Jan 16, 2020: 

Pompeo Hits The Road as Impeachment Trial Gets Underway  (Fox23 News)