Health & Healing

Offering integrative healing programs for people with cancer, health professionals, and the rest of us.

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Education & the Arts

Building learning communities based in creative dialogue to deepen our vision and help resolve our differences.
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Environment & Justice

Helping to build a just, peaceful, and resilient world where our children may grow free and strong.
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  • Reflections: On 40 Years October 10, 2016 In September, we marked our 40th anniversary with a gathering of Commonweal family and friends. The recording presented here offers Reflections on Forty Years of Service from Commonweal Founder Michael Lerner, Chief Strategies Officer Oren Slozberg, and Cancer Help Program Medical Director Rachel Naomi Remen, MD.
  • SafetyNEST Teams with AMWA September 7, 2016 SafetyNEST, a new program at Commonweal, and a leading advocate for providing clear, concise evidence-based information for expectant parents and their medical providers, is proud to announce its most recent partnership with the American Medical Women’s Association.
  • Regenerative Design Institute Moves North August 15, 2016 Between now and July 2018, some changes will be happening at Commonweal Garden: the Regenerative Design Institute is moving to Whidbey Island, Washington, and Commonweal Garden is transitioning to new leadership.

Commonweal Events

  • The New School Event
Oct 30, 2016 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  • The New School Event
Nov 06, 2016 , 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sumbul Ali-Karamali

  • The New School Event
Nov 21, 2016 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Jacob Needleman

Commonweal Gallery

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Now in the Commonweal Gallery! Photos of the Marin costal lands surrounding Commonweal by Piro Patton.

These photos are being offered for sale, with a portion of the proceeds supporting Commonweal's programs.

Each is 40 x 40 inches mounted on Vivid Satin with a built in lightweight aluminum hanging system. $500 each, only one of each print available!

415-868-0970 ask for Arlene for more information.

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