CORO PROGRAMS

Coro has also expanded and evolved its leadership and civic engagement training to include almost 25 kinds of intensive community programs.

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ABOUT CORO

Coro trains ethical, diverse civic leaders nationwide. Coro leaders develop skills; master tools needed to engage and empower communities; gain experience in government, business, labor and not-for-profit community organizations; and participate in special community and political problem solving processes.

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CORO ALUMNI

Grounded in its commitment to connect and support thousands of Coro alumni nation- and world-wide, the Coro National Alumni Association (CNAA) is the official alumni association of the Coro Foundation and its regional centers and programs.

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ALUMNI - RECRUIT THE FELLOWS' CLASS OF 2017

Coro alumni can be great ambassadors recruiting participants for new programs. Recruitment is underway for the 2016-17 Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs.
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Your gift to Coro helps us train more individuals to participate in and lead communities across our country; supports community, regional and summer programs; strengthens the Coro National Fellows Program in Public Affairs; helps us empower young people.
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CORO LOCATIONS

Coro Centers currently operate out of six cities in the United States. Click on a link below to visit the website for that city.

 

CORO NEWS & RESOURCES

Help recruit the next class of Coro Fellows

Do you have an eye for talent? Do you have a sixth sense for people who will be successful leaders in the future? Coro is asking ALUMNI, FRIENDS, and SUPPORTERS who know or have access to people with exceptional talent and passion for public affairs to help us recruit the top candidates for the 2016-2017 Coro Fellows Program.

Are you surrounded by people ready to take the next step in their career and professional life? Are you constantly meeting new people you think would make excellent Coro Fellows? Don’t miss this opportunity to share about how Coro can develop and connect emerging leaders to our national network!

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Moss Kanter on Leadership

Leadership icon Rosabeth Moss Kanter has released a new book, “Supercorps,” with findings from interviews with 350 organizations around the world. From the examples of those that are thriving, she has reaffirmed five well-known elements of leadership common to the most successful performers: 1. There is no leadership without a noble purpose.The best companies are guided by purpose, values and principles, and recognize their responsibility to the community. 2. Leaders see new needs, problems and find solutions. 3. They partner and collaborate. Don’t just think outside the box – think outside the building. That is, go beyond your own organization. 4. Empower people. This includes engagement of employees, “alumni,” and community members. Convene people in conversations and permit the flow of self-organizing activities. 5. Persist and persevere. Citing what she humorously calls “Kanter’s Law,” she reminds people that “everything can look like a failure in the middle.” “Middles” are difficult because: We can’t accurately forecast the future Unforeseen roadblocks arise that need to be dealt with People lose momentum; and Critics surface once things are under way who try to block change. These characteristics collectively require that leaders be courageous and flexible. They must be able to think big AND small to keep the vision in sight but deal with the details of execution. They must energize their team and shield them from the... read more