The Forum is a public discussion group in the round. All are welcome.

The topics are chosen about a month in advance by the attendees and are listed on this page.

A moderator will first provide background information. Group members provide additional perspectives, opinions, extensions, tangents, counter positions, and related experiences in turn. Audio enhancement provided.

This Forum has been running for over a half century.

Date: Every Sunday
Time: 9-10:15 am
Location: Fireside Room
Facilitator: Bob Greene or Susan Owicki
Contact: Bob Greene ( or Susan Owicki (

Group URL: Realm Forum Group (login required)

Upcoming Events in Forum

  • 05/26/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for July,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 06/02/2019Forum – What to do about Immigration,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

  • 06/09/2019Forum – The Great Pivot – Creating Meaningful Work to Build a Meaningful Future,

    Discussion Leader: Fred Zeise

  • 06/16/2019Forum – Cost of Housing in the Bay Area,

    Discussion Leader: Jerry Strom

  • 06/23/2019Forum – America’s Political Future,

    Discussion Leader: John Cone

  • 06/30/2019Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for August,

    Discussion Leaders: All

  • 07/07/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 07/14/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 07/21/2019Forum,

    Discussion Topic TBD

  • 07/28/2019Forum,

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  • Forum Archive

  • 06/18/2017 – Forum – Can the United States Become United?,

    Discussion Leader: Dick Duda

  • 06/11/2017 – Forum – What the ACLU Is Doing And How You All Can Help,

    Discussion Leader: Magan Ray, Chair of Board of Directors of Northern California ACLU  

  • 06/04/2017 – Forum – Are There Limits to Compassion?,

    Discussion Leader: Laurie Vaughn

  • 05/28/2017 – Forum – Selection of Forum Discussion Topics for July,

    Discussion led by All

  • 05/21/2017 – Forum – Trade with China – Pros and Cons,

    Discussion led by Warren Schmidt

  • 05/14/2017 – Forum – What Are the Implications of Constant Economic Growth?,

    Discussion Leader: Unknown

  • 05/07/2017 – Forum – Saudi Arabia as an Ally?,

    Discussion led by Cecil Bridges

  • 04/30/2017 – Forum – Discussion Topics for June,

    Discussion led by All

  • 04/23/2017 – Forum – How the Dems Became the Party of the Professional Class,

    Discussion led by Susan Owicki

  • 04/16/2017 – Forum – Nasty Women/Trump Resistance,

    Discussion led by Ann Zeise

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