Coro is New York City’s premier civic leadership training program.

We are a community of 2,400 alumni across business, government, schools, and non-profits.

Coro participants and alumni have the tools to shape our city's future.

Participants use the city as a classroom to learn how New York City works.

Coro trains youth and their adult partners to bring youth voice into policy-making.

ABOUT CORO

For students and executives, activists and entrepreneurs who want to learn how New York City works so that they can make it better, Coro New York is the premier leadership training program that delivers the skills, knowledge, and network to lead change. Participants become leaders and influencers, developing innovative solutions to public issues, incorporating different points of view in their decision-making, and inspiring others to lead change.

June 3 Alumni Retreat: Evolve Yourself

Adaptive Leadership consultant Alexander Grashow (Fellows 1998) brings forward his latest work on delivering impact and leading the life you care most about. Whether or not you worked with Alexander during your Coro year, this will be new material to build your leadership skills.

Would you like to support the incoming Fellows class?

Consider being a Placement Host. By hosting a Fellow, you provide a critical opportunity for an emerging young leader to gain insight into your organization’s work and sector, as well as hands-on learning from a project that will add value to your organization.

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Coro alumni are part of a collaborative community sharing a lifelong commitment to meaningful change. Meet more of our alumni community here.

ANDREW KIMBALL

Fellows 1990 Chief Executive Officer Industry City

CHRISTINA GREER

Fellows 2001 Assistant Professor of Political Science Fordham University

MICHAEL BENNET

Fellows 1988 U.S. Senator Colorado

MELISSA BURCH

LNY18 Executive General Manager Lend Lease, Inc.

2016 ALUMNI VOICES:  YOUTH VOICE MATTERS