Commonwealth Club of California

595 Market St.
San Francisco CA  94105

Phone: (415) 597-6700

Commonwealth Club of California

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public forum, a non-partisan, non-profit organization that hosts more than 450 events a year featuring important speakers, panels, and debates on the important topics of the day.

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public forum, a non-partisan, non-profit organization that hosts more than 450 events a year featuring important speakers, panels, and debates on the important topics of the day.

Serve as a platform where people of diverse views can come together to seek solutions for the common good.

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Founded: 1903

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Past Events

Randi Zuckerberg: How You Can Have It All

Randi Zuckerberg: How You Can Have It All
06:30 pm - 05/24/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Randi Zuckerberg, CEO and Founder, Zuckerberg Media; Author, Pick Three: You Can Have It All; Twitter: @randizuckerberg Everything in moderation. Life is a balancing...

The Great Debate: Single Payer Healthcare in California

The Great Debate: Single Payer Healthcare in California
07:00 pm - 05/23/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

The Great Debate: Single Payer Healthcare in California Paul Song, M.D., Co-chair, Campaign for a Healthy California Coalition; Board Member, Physicians for a...

Simon Winchester: The Perfectionists

Simon Winchester: The Perfectionists
12:00 pm - 05/21/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Simon Winchester, Author, "The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World"; Twitter: @simonwwriter Katie Hafner, Journalist, New York Times...

Economist Dambisa Moyo: The Edge of Chaos

Economist Dambisa Moyo: The Edge of Chaos
06:30 pm - 05/17/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Dambisa Moyo, Economist; Author; "Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth and How to Fix It"; Twitter: @dambisamoyo The widening gap...

Ehud Barak, Former Prime Minister of Israel

Ehud Barak, Former Prime Minister of Israel
12:00 pm - 05/17/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Ehud Barak, Former Prime Minister of Israel; Author, My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace; Twitter: @barak_ehud For as long as the young...

Book Discussion on The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

Book Discussion on The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
06:30 pm - 05/16/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Book discussion led by Lynn Harris on Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince. Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero San Francisco, United States Phone: 415.597.6700 For...

Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die

Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die
12:00 pm - 05/16/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Daniel Ziblatt, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Co-author, How Democracies Die; Twitter: @dziblatt Across the globe, democracies are sliding further...

Jonah Goldberg: The Fight for American Liberty

Jonah Goldberg: The Fight for American Liberty
06:30 pm - 05/15/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Jonah Goldberg, Senior Editor, National Review; Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Contributor, Fox News; Author, Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism,...

Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture

Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture
06:30 pm - 05/02/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly Always outspoken and entertaining, with four decades of experience at the...

Robert Reich: Fighting for the Common Good

Robert Reich: Fighting for the Common Good
06:30 pm - 04/25/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor and Carmel P. Friesen Chair in Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Former U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Clinton; Author, The...

Jeff Sheehy and Rafael Mandelman on The Michelle Meow Show

Jeff Sheehy and Rafael Mandelman on The Michelle Meow Show
12:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Michelle Meow, Host, the "Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); President, SFPride; Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer, Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable,...

Book Discussion: The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519

Book Discussion: The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519
06:30 pm - 04/18/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Book Discussion led by Lynn Harris on The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519 by Christopher Hibbert For ticket information, visit commonwealthclub.org/events/2018-04-18/humanities-west-book-discussion-borgias-and-their-enemies Commonwealth...

Diplomatic Righteous Among the Nations at Commonwealth Club

Diplomatic Righteous Among the Nations at Commonwealth Club
12:00 pm - 04/13/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Distinguished panel of consuls general discuss the actions of heroic diplomats who defied their superiors to save thousands of Jews from certain annihilation in...

Diplomatic Righteous Among the Nations

Diplomatic Righteous Among the Nations
12:00 pm - 04/13/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Join us on the day after Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, as Consul General of Israel Shlomi Kofman, Consul General of El Salvador Ana Valenzuela, and Consul...

Magician Mark Mitton: Math, Magic and Surprise

Magician Mark Mitton: Math, Magic and Surprise
06:30 pm - 04/10/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Mark Mitton, Professional Magician In conversation with David Eisenbud, Ph.D., Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute - MSRI; Professor of Mathematics,...

David Miliband: Former British Foreign Secretary

David Miliband: Former British Foreign Secretary
06:30 pm - 04/09/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

The Global Refugee Crisis: Solutions and Responsibility David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs,...

Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail

Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail
06:30 pm - 04/05/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Chris Clearfield, Founder, System Logic; Co-author, Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It; Twitter @ChrisClearfield András Tilcsik, Canada...

Innovate For Good: 3rd Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference

Innovate For Good: 3rd Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference
10:00 am - 04/04/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

Are you looking to "do good" and still run a profitable business? Learn from inspirational business leaders who have already taken action on their passion to change...

In the Shadow of Korematsu Discussion and Book-signing

In the Shadow of Korematsu Discussion and Book-signing
06:00 pm - 04/02/2018

At Commonwealth Club of California

You are invited to a discussion about Professor Eric K. Yamamoto's new book, IN THE SHADOW OF KOREMATSU: DEMOCRATIC LIBERTIES AND NATIONAL SECURITY. Sponsored by...

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