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

Jan 31, 2019: 

2010 Video Surfaces of Kamala Harris Boasting About Prosecuting Parents Over Truancy  (Townhall)

Jan 31, 2019: 

Former Danville resident selected as Contra Costa Republican Party chairman  (Danville San Ramon)

Jan 31, 2019: 

Howard Schultz is coming to San Francisco. He’s got some explaining to do  (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jan 30, 2019: 

Zhao attends LGBT API forum  (The Bay Area Reporter)

Jan 29, 2019: 

Bay Area Native Pens Memoir About His 544 Days in Iranian Prison  (SF Weekly)

Jan 29, 2019: 

Steven Pinker on the importance of science and reason  (MPR News)

Jan 28, 2019: 

Bay Area housing gets $500M boost from local tech, foundations  (National Mortgage News)

Jan 28, 2019: 

New coalition plans to invest $540 million for affordable housing in the Bay Area  (Tech 2)

Jan 25, 2019: 

查克柏格妻倡公私合營住房  (World Journal)

Jan 24, 2019: 

Bay Area housing gets $500 million boost from local tech, foundations  (Business Breaking News)

Jan 24, 2019: 

Bay Area Housing Gets $500 Million Boost, With Launch of Region's Largest Fund  (The Mercury News)

Jan 24, 2019: 

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Fronts New Bay Area Affordable Housing Fund  (NBC Bay Area)

Jan 22, 2019: 

Kamala Harris is among the few black women to run for president. The first was Shirley Chisholm.  (Bristol Herald Courier)

Jan 22, 2019: 

Kamala Harris is among the few black women to run for president. The first was Shirley Chisholm.  (Greensboro)

Jan 21, 2019: 

Greatest Speeches of the Civil Rights Movement  (MSN)