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.

PBYF Program Director

The Participatory Budgeting Youth Fellowship (PBYF) is a partnership with the New York City Council that offers high school students training, hands-on experience, and ongoing support to expand youth engagement in the NY City Council’s Participatory Budgeting process....

Program Assistant

Coro is seeking a new full-time team member to play a key role in our growing our adult leadership programs. As our new team member, you will have the opportunity to grow and assist with  all aspects of three of our adult, part-time programs: Neighborhood...


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.

The Coro Fellowship Experience