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 08, 2019: 

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox Now Advises on Climate & Campaign Tech  (The Huffington Global)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Perkins: $1M in taxes should get 1M votes  (Yahoo Finance)

Nov 08, 2019: 

Wired25 Summit 2019 - Day 1  (Zimbio)

Nov 07, 2019: 

Diversity Talk Highlights Anti-Blackness and Black Erasure Within the LGBTQIA+ Community  (SF Bay View)

Nov 07, 2019: 

Gloria Duffy: From Nuclear Weapons to the Commonwealth Club (Video)  (San Francisco Business Times)

Nov 06, 2019: 

Kamala Wants to Lock Up Your Kids in School All Day  (PJ Media)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Fox 40)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Business Wire )

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Galveston News)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (AZ Central)

Nov 05, 2019: 

Expert Panel on Technology Risks to Humanity at The Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, December 3rd, 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.  (Marketplace)

Nov 01, 2019: 

Fed's Kaplan Says He Supported Rate Cut Only If Fed Signaled Nothing Further  (Reuters)

Nov 01, 2019: 

Inflection Point 129: Is There Still 'Sex in the City?'  (KALW Radio)

Oct 31, 2019: 

Come Hang Out With Wired at Our 2-Day Festival  (Wired)

Oct 31, 2019: 

Novato Woman Named Managing Director of Advisory Firm  (Marin Independent Journal)