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

We are a community of 2,500 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 NEW YORK

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 organization 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.

Host a Fellow at your workplace

Sector Placements provide Fellows with a deep understanding of how New York City works by embedding them over the course of their Fellowship in a series of rigorous, short-term placements across sectors.

Civic Changemakers: Civic Network Fair

Civic Change Project: anything you are doing or an idea you have that will improve more than just your own life. It could be for your block, your community, or the whole city!

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

GREGG BISHOP

LNY 21 Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services

MELISSA BURCH

LNY18 Executive General Manager Lend Lease, Inc.

Alumni Voices: Immigrant Civic Leadership Program (ICLP)