The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith, ethics and culture in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with the Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.

Watch or Listen to Past Forums

Below, you can watch Forums from Fall 2015 on. You can also listen to Forums, from the most recent one all the way back to 2007, as an iTunes podcast. Please note: for the most recent Forum, the video is usually posted by the end of the next business day.

June 11, 2017
Guest: Joel Selvin
Best-selling author and pop music critic will offer his insights into the lasting impact of the 1967 cultural revolution...
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June 04, 2017
What has changed since IsraAID staff and volunteers were guests at The Forum just over a year ago?
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May 21, 2017
Guest: Ben Stern
Ben Stern, a Holocaust survivor discusses a fiercely public battle against the Nazis in Skokie, Illinois
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May 14, 2017
Activist and comic book author P. Kristen Enos on how humor can educate.
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May 07, 2017
Psychologist and author Thomas Plante on bringing civility and compassion back into political discourse.
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April 23, 2017
Guest: José Quiñonez
2016 MacArthur fellow José Quiñonez on creating a fair financial marketplace
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April 02, 2017
Guest: Arlie Russell Hochschild
The bestselling author discusses her new book on the American Right.
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March 26, 2017
Guest: Susan Stryker
The multiple award-winning author, editor and filmmaker discusses the history and culture of transgender rights.
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March 19, 2017
Guest: Willie Brown
Hear the two-term Mayor of San Francisco and Speaker of the California State Assembly offer his perspective on Californi...
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February 26, 2017
Guest: Otis R. Taylor Jr.
The San Francisco Chronicle's East Bay columnist Otis R. Taylor Jr. on art, artists and Oakland
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