CORO NEWS

A message from Andrew Kimball, Coro Board Chair

Last week I attended the graduation ceremony of our Immigrant Civic Leadership Program and was reminded first hand of Coro’s impact. Even though I was meeting our newest alumni for the first time, I immediately recognized their sense of purpose, stories of growth, and strong bonds with one another from my own experience as a Coro Fellow more than 25 years ago and many conversations with all of you.

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After the election…

There is no doubt that the recent election has been a disruptive event for the Coro community.  Given the fact that so many of our alumni work in communities that have been targeted by Trump campaign rhetoric, there is a lot of anger and fear right now.  For others...

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Accenture invests $100,000 in the Fellows Program

We are thrilled to announce that Accenture has made a generous $100,000 gift to Coro New York to sustain the Fellows Program in Public Affairs for the next 5 years. “We thank Accenture for their investment in the Fellowship and for the future leaders of our city who will directly benefit from their generosity,” says Scott Millstein, Coro New York Executive Director.

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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.

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Student Voices: The NYU Research Alliance’s Collaboration with Coro YLA

Over the past year, students in our Youth Leadership Academy program and researchers at New York University have worked together to collect feedback on the annual NYC School Survey, one of the largest survey efforts in the country. Students had opportunities to study their own school’s results from the survey, to build a set of questions designed to investigate a specific topic, and to think about how and why policymakers and others use survey results to understand and explain different issues.

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Congratulations Exploring Leadership 2015 – 2016

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 class of high school students who graduated from our Exploring Leadership program.  They presented their community change projects which incorporated all the skills, training, and resources learned during the year and shared their pride in creating meaningful change in their school communities.  Click here to read a poem Sophomore Beverly Joseph wrote:

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NY1 Interviews Scott Millstein and Alumni

https://vimeo.com/126948819 Errol Louis of NY1's Inside City Hall interviewed Executive Director, Scott Millstein, and program alumni Majora Carter; City Councilman Carlos Menchaca; and David Bolotsky, the founder and CEO of the Brooklyn-based online retailed Uncommon...

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ALUMNI EVENTS

Fellows Campaign Launched!

The annual fundraising campaign for stipend support of the new Fellows launched today with a goal of $60,000.  Class Leaders are mobilizing their class members to show community support for the 2017 Fellows.  The campaign ends June 28 - make your gift...

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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.

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Infrastructure Event: Link Explained

Join the Coro Infrastructure Group to hear Jen Hensley, General Manager of Link speak about an innovative public-private partnership which is changing the way people interact with the City. Above and beyond the technology, this project represents an enviable trifecta of providing services for residents and visitors, costing nothing to the municipality to install, operate or maintain, and generating a projected $500 million of revenue for New York City.

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