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

Apr 07, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg Brings pro-Israel, 'Religious Left' Message to 2020 Democratic Primary (Haaretz)

Apr 07, 2019: 

PETE BUTTIGIEG: U.S. POLITICS IS 'HORROR SHOW,' SLAMS TRUMP’S 'CHEST-THUMPING' RHETORIC IN CHUCK TODD INTERVIEW (Newsweek )

Apr 06, 2019: 

柏加大校長: 買進名校 價值觀錯誤 (World Journal)

Apr 04, 2019: 

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Among Speakers At Innovate For Good Conference (SF Gate)

Apr 04, 2019: 

The Influencer Series (Sacramento Bee)

Apr 04, 2019: 

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg is sweeping the media off their feet. Time for a few deep breaths. (The Washington Post)

Apr 03, 2019: 

First 2020 Democratic fundraising numbers give early snapshot of the competitive primary ahead (Yahoo! News)

Apr 03, 2019: 

The Pete Buttigieg boom (Vox)

Apr 02, 2019: 

Here's What All the 2020 Candidates Have Said and Done About Equal Pay (Time)

Apr 02, 2019: 

Premier candidat ouvertement gay à la Maison Blanche, Pete Buttigieg lève 7 millions de dollars (Paris Match)

Apr 01, 2019: 

Election results fuel war on California’s charter schools (Pasadena Star-News)

Apr 01, 2019: 

Election results fuel war on charter schools (CALMatters)

Apr 01, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg says his team raised more than $7 million in first quarter (Fox 61)

Mar 31, 2019: 

PETE BUTTIGIEG WILL BE 'THE FACTOR ON THE DEBATE STAGE' THAT EVERYONE TALKS ABOUT, POLITICAL ANALYST SAYS (Newsweek)

Mar 30, 2019: 

NOMINATE A ‘FORWARD-THINKING, YOUNG, GOOD-LOOKING MAYOR,’ QUIPS 2020 DEMOCRATIC HOPEFUL PETE BUTTIGIEG (Newsweek)