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 09, 2020: 

Poetry Event at Sonoma Library  (Sonoma Index Tribune)

Jan 07, 2020: 

Ascend, the Largest Nonprofit Pan-Asian Membership Organization, Announces Leadership Changes  (New York Latino News)

Jan 07, 2020: 

Ascend, the Largest Nonprofit Pan-Asian Membership Organization, Announces Leadership Changes  (PR Newswire)

Jan 07, 2020: 

Ascend, the Largest Nonprofit Pan-Asian Membership Organization, Announces Leadership Changes  (The Buffalo News)

Jan 07, 2020: 

Ascend, the Largest Nonprofit Pan-Asian Membership Organization, Announces Leadership Changes  (Decatur Daily Democrat)

Jan 07, 2020: 

PM Gives ‘Behind the Scenes’ Insight  (Cook Islands News)

Jan 06, 2020: 

January's Big Ticket Events in Silicon Valley: Women Who Shaped Local Tech, Cutting-Edge Cars, and the Future of Downtown SJ  (Silicon Valley Business Journal)

Jan 04, 2020: 

America's Economy Needs to Pull More Workers Into the Labor Force: Fed Officials  (Yahoo Finance)

Jan 03, 2020: 

Fed's Kaplan: Oil Markets to Have 'More Muted' Reaction to U.S.-Iran Tensions - CNBC  (Reuters)

Dec 30, 2019: 

Bay Area New Year’s Eve Event Guide  (NBC Bay Area)

Dec 28, 2019: 

Good Day Dec. 29-31, 2019  (San Francisco Examiner)

Dec 23, 2019: 

New Year's Eve (But Not Only) in San Francisco  (Icon Magazine)

Dec 23, 2019: 

Nightlife Events Dec. 26, 2019 — Jan. 2, 2020  (Edge Media Network)

Dec 23, 2019: 

Nightlife Events Dec. 26, 2019 — Jan. 2nd, 2020  (The Bay Area Reporter)

Dec 21, 2019: 

The Text From Eve Rodsky's Husband That Made Her Say "I'm Done" With Their Division of Labor  (Salon)