Member-led Forums (MLFs) are a volunteer-driven division of Commonwealth Club programming. These diverse and timely programs cover a wide range of topics on an ongoing basis throughout the year. They range from large events to intimate discussions with speakers, from art shows and restaurant visits to book discussion groups. MLFs are volunteer-run, organized by Club members who coordinate programs within specific areas of interest.
The Humanities Member-Led Forum focuses on ideas and experiences in history, biography, science, philosophy and literature that shed light on issues of current interest to the membership and the community.
George is the fourth of the 12 children born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to its mayor. He is currently a popular lecturer in San Francisco and is the author of six philosophical books, four novels, and a collection of short stories, with several more books in progress. He retired from his career as an international mergers-and-acquisitions attorney after having negotiated over 200 deals worth over $40 billion. He also retired, prior to 1970, from three earlier careers (altar boy, paperboy and busboy).
The leading national forum open to all for the impartial discussion of public issues important to the membership, community and nation. The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. Each year, we bring nearly 500 events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to more than 25,000 members and the public, both in-person and via an extensive online and on-air listenership and viewership.
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