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

Mar 30, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg Says Donald Trump’s ‘Make America Great Again’ Vow ‘Not Honest’ (HuffPost)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wows San Francisco crowd as he rises in polls (The Mercury News)

Mar 29, 2019: 

A 37-Year Old Indiana Mayor Gets a Boost in a Crowded 2020 Field (Bloomberg)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Buttigieg slams Trump's 'MAGA' slogan as 'false promise' to workers affected by automation (The Hill)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Buttigieg: MAGA makes a "false promise" for workers disaffected by automation (Axios)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Former Gov. Jerry Brown’s days filled with grazing cows, drawing well water at Colusa ranch (SF Chronicle)

Mar 29, 2019: 

In a coastal state with 4.5 million Trump voters, Pete Buttigieg says coastal states don’t know Trump voters (The Washington Post)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Midwestern 'Mayor Pete' Wows San Francisco Progressives (KCBS Radio)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Midwestern mayor Buttigieg wows progressive Dems in San Francisco (Politico)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Midwestern mayor Buttigieg wows progressive Dems in San Francisco (SMI Online)

Mar 29, 2019: 

Online Extra: Political Notes: Buttigieg promises to make Equality Act law if president (The Bay Area Reporter)

Mar 28, 2019: 

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg in San Francisco (KTVU)

Mar 28, 2019: 

Indiana mayor and presidential hopeful visits San Francisco (ABC 7 News)

Mar 28, 2019: 

Newsom Appoints New Rail Authority Board Chairman (SCV News)

Mar 27, 2019: 

A Lifetime of Visionary Achievement (SF Chronicle)