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

Nov 16, 2019: 

San Rafael Author Ian Lendler Discusses New Book Among This Week’s Author Talks  (Marin Independent Journal)

Nov 14, 2019: 

Fed's Kaplan Says Strong Consumer Will Help the U.S. Economy Avoid Recession in 2020  (Reuters)

Nov 14, 2019: 

Fed's Kaplan Says Strong Consumer Will Help the U.S. Economy Avoid Recession in 2020  (UK Reuters)

Nov 13, 2019: 

iHeartMedia Announces Nominees for the 2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Streaming Live Friday, January 17, on Livexlive From the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles  (Web Wire)

Nov 13, 2019: 

iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2020 Nominees Announced (Exclusive)  (SF Gate)

Nov 13, 2019: 

iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Nominees Include Shows Featuring T.I., Rick Rubin  (Music Starts Here)

Nov 13, 2019: 

iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Nominees Include Shows Featuring T.I., Rick Rubin  (Billboard)

Nov 12, 2019: 

2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Nominees Revealed  (South Carolina Radio Network)

Nov 12, 2019: 

2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Nominees Revealed  (WGAR 99.5)

Nov 12, 2019: 

2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards Nominees Revealed  (News Radio 97.6)

Nov 12, 2019: 

iHeartRadio Podcast Awards 2020 Nominees Announced (Exclusive)  (Seattle PI)

Nov 12, 2019: 

Just Announced: Nominees For 2020 iHeartRadio Podcast Awards  (Inside Radio)

Nov 11, 2019: 

Events Around the Bay  (La Oferta )

Nov 09, 2019: 

In San Francisco, 25 Public Bathrooms Were Added, at a Cost of $200,00 each, to Help With the Effort  (Investors Hangout)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Diversity Talk Highlights Anti-Blackness and Black Erasure Within the LGBTQIA+ Community  (Black News Portal)