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

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.


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.

Now Recruiting for Neighborhood Leadership!

Coro’s Neighborhood Leadership (NL) program is now recruiting for the 2019 cohort! Neighborhood Leadership provides our city’s top talent with the resources to influence meaningful change and address complex challenges within their neighborhoods. Using New York as a...

What’s My Style? Workshop -back by popular demand!

Due to overwhelming interest in the launch of Coro Partners’ public leadership programming, we are excited to announce that we will be offering another session of What's My Style?: Navigating and Managing Difference on Thursday, November 1st! Space is limited, so make...


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


Fellows 1990 Chief Executive Officer Industry City


Fellows 2001 Assistant Professor of Political Science Fordham University


LNY 21 Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services


LNY18 Executive General Manager Lend Lease, Inc.

Alumni Voices: Immigrant Civic Leadership Program (ICLP)