Joel Engardio shares the story of his late boyfriend Mark Lim to raise awareness for the group San Francisco Hep B Free Bay Area. Mark didn't get the information that could have saved his life, but this group is working to make sure no one else suffers the same fate. There is hope we can end the epidemic of hepatitis B and liver cancer in the Asian and Pacific Islander population. October 19, 2018
Joel Engardio, vice president of Stop Crime SF, presents the state of crime in San Francisco at westside forum with District Attorney George Gascon. May 2018.
Joel Engardio public comment at San Francisco City Hall on need for more middle-income housing. May 8, 2017.
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 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.