Joel Engardio outlines his campaign platform for San Francisco District 7 Supervisor on public access television, sponsored by League of Women Voters. September 2016.
Joel Engardio speech on why moderates are the true progressives in San Francisco. Engardio was the guest speaker at the Golden Gate Breakfast Club in August 2014.
Joel Engardio speaks about LGBT rights in relation to Title VII and the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) at a panel hosted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in San Francisco. This was part of a celebration of 50 years of the Civil Rights Act. June 2014.
Joel Engardio introduces first-ever meeting of the Alice B. Tolkas LGBT Democratic Club on San Francisco's historically conservative Westside. October 7, 2013.
Joel Engardio outlines his campaign platform for San Francisco District 7 Supervisor on public access television, sponsored by League of Women Voters. September 2012.
Joel Engardio discusses ballot Proposition A, which would bring competitive bidding to San Francisco’s trash and recycling operations. April 2012.
Joel Engardio introduces end-of-life care topic for the Harvard Law School negotiation workshop as an example of handling a difficult conversation. January 2012.
Joel Engardio speaks to the wedding guests after marrying Lionel Hsu on February 21, 2015.
Joel Engardio tells the story of Harvard's infamous gay purge. Graduation week falls on the purge's anniversary. Engardio imagined how a commencement speech could acknowledge the injustice and subsequent rainbow. The text was published in USA Today, a few days before Engardio graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School on May 26, 2011.
Joel Engardio's video submission to the "It Gets Better Project" dedicated to giving hope to LGBT youth confronted with harassment and thoughts of suicide. It was created in 2010 in the wake of a rash of LGBT suicides across the United States. This video is from October 2010.
Joel Engardio's NPR essay "Learning True Tolerance" broadcast on Weekend Edition Sunday as part of the "This I Believe" series.
Joel Engardio on a silent epidemic targeting the Asian American community.
Jan. 9, 2003
Joel Engardio gives a tribute to his late boyfriend Dr. Mark Lim, who died of liver cancer at age 31 caused by Hepatitis B. The speech is part of an event by Stanford University's Asian Liver Center and Jade Ribbon Campaign to raise awareness of the "Silent Epidemic" of Hepatitis B and liver cancer in the Asian American population. Engardio spoke at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco on November 20, 2003.