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

Jun 01, 2019: 

Momentum Toward Trade Deal Hits Trump Turbulence (Global Diaspora News)

Jun 01, 2019: 

Movers and Shakers on the Peninsula (Nob Hill Gazette)

Jun 01, 2019: 

Pressure to impeach builds, but Pelosi stays cool (SF Chronicle)

Jun 01, 2019: 

佩洛西再批川普﹕梅拉妮亚父母拿绿卡符合标准﹖ (Overseas Chinese News )

May 31, 2019: 

Aumenta la presión sobre Pelosi y demócratas para impugnar a Trump tras declaración de Mueller (Hoy)

May 31, 2019: 

Criticizing Trump on Immigration, Nancy Pelosi Points to Wife Melania's Family: 'I Don’t Know If Merit Counted' Then (People Magazine)

May 31, 2019: 

IT pros stress importance of security awareness training (TechTarget)

May 31, 2019: 

Manipulated Pelosi Video, Take 2 (FactCheck.org)

May 31, 2019: 

More House Democrats are ready to impeach Trump, making Pelosi's job tougher (euronews.com)

May 31, 2019: 

Pelosi: Impeachment Not 'Off the Table' but Dems Still Need to Make a 'Compelling' Case (Latest Nigerian News)

May 31, 2019: 

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling (The Asian Age)

May 31, 2019: 

San Francisco Democratic Party pushes for non-citizens to join party as convention kicks off (ABC 7 News)

May 31, 2019: 

Why Nancy Pelosi doesn’t seem fazed by the growing Democratic calls for impeachment (The Washington Post)

May 30, 2019: 

1 big thing: Pelosi swats away impeachment — again (Axios)

May 30, 2019: 

AFTER ROBERT MUELLER'S SPEECH, DEMOCRATS ARE AS DIVIDED AS EVER ON IMPEACHMENT (Newsweek)