iclp in action
Jennifer Ching (ICLP 2009) says, "Participating in Coro was one of the smartest decisions I ever made as a non-profit manager and advocate."
She noted that despite her considerable experience in the nonprofit sector, ICLP provided her with a much-needed opportunity to re-examine her professional vision and purpose.
During her term with ICLP, Jennifer made a personal decision to join Queens Legal Services as their new Director.
As Jennifer notes, "I met so many extraordinary activists through ICLP. Their energy and passion for social change inspired me to look hard at what I wanted to do with my own life."
Coro New York's Immigrant Civic Leadership Program is generously supported by American Express, Con Edison and Western Union.
join the alumni dinner committee
Having spent much of the past year to develop a new vision for a more robust and vibrant alumni community, we now look to our annual dinner to help us make this vision a reality. To have a successful dinner, we now look to the support of our alumni community. This year we are expanding the role of our Alumni Dinner Committee to not only encourage your fellow Coro classmates to participate in our largest annual event, but also be part of the selection process of our first ever Coro Alumni Award.
Put your enthusiasm, creativity, and networking skills to great use and help us build a new future for Coro and the Coro community. You provide the energy and we will help build your expertise. All Committee members will receive formal training and support in cultivation and fundraising thanks to a partnership with Cause Effective (through Greg Cohen, LNY II).
Please email Jenny Schecter at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Selection Day is a unique and interactive day-long interview of the 30 finalists of the Fellows Program in Public Affairs. The Coro community can participate as community judges who evaluate candidates in a series of group activities and individual interviews.
Date: Friday, March 19, 2010
Location: Con Edison Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, L.I.C., Queens
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
To learn more, contact Aditi Chakravarty, Recruitment & Outreach Manager
Coro is partnering with the Center for an Urban Future and Year Up to host a conversation about the city's workforce challenges based on the Center's recent policy report, Closing the Skills Gap.
Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Time: 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: Edwin Gould Foundation; 55 Exchange Place
Space is limited and advance RSVP is required. Click here to RSVP.
coro staff on the move
Joy Shigaki, Coro's Director of Development, has recently announced that she will be leaving Coro to join Episcopal Relief and Development as the Director of NetsforLife Inspiration Fund Campaign and Church Campaigns. This national, grassroots, multi million-dollar effort will raise funds for malaria prevention globally and address other Millennium Development Goals. It is an organization and an issue that Joy feels deeply connected to and an opportunity that she simply could not pass up. Joy has been instrumental to helping Coro successfully develop our new strategic vision and expand our fundraising strategies to help us achieve our goals. We wish her all the best in her new endeavor. She will be missed.