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 11, 2020: 

PM Says Oceans Campaigner Does Not Deserve Prize  (Cook Islands News)

Jan 10, 2020: 

Newsom's Budget Drops — Garcetti Backs Biden — AB5 Knocked Back — Steyer Gets Good News  (Politico)

Jan 10, 2020: 

Politico Playbook: Will Impeachment Matter in 2020?  (Politico)

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)