Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani - Authors of Beyond the Possible
Activists and Authors Rev. Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani
Activists and authors Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani will speak at the Commonwealth Club about their new book collaboration, Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in A Community Called Glide
. Rev. Williams is the founder and minister at Glide Memorial United Methodist Church and Mirikitani is the Emmy award-winning TV journalist and founding president of Glide Foundation. Together, the pair has been working since 1967 to make Glide Memorial United Methodist Church the spiritual soul of San Francisco, fighting for its pour and disenfranchised. In the new book, Rev. Williams lays out the lessons he's learned from events including the civil rights movement, the Harvey Milk assassination and the Patty Hearst kidnapping.
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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.