Our mission is to advance ethical leaders and build leadership capacity in order to create a more connected and inclusive community.



Our vision is an inclusive community where people of all backgrounds and circumstances participate in making their community more livable for everyone.



Experiential Learning

Test your ideas; learn from the experience; build upon small successes.



Identify, develop, and leverage the strengths of others to reach shared goals.


Whole System Thinking

View problems holistically; identify the various individuals, organizations and institutions that hold a piece of the solution.



Develop strong, trusting relationships by listening authentically, appreciating differences, and finding common ground.



Engage leaders across all levels and sectors in the community; orchestrate the conflict inherent in different perspectives in order to produce innovation.


Nurturing Leadership

Identify what behaviors are essential to your success and what behaviors need to be shed in order to be successful in new leadership roles.

Recent Blog Posts

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs: FAQs

600+ professionals apply to the Coro Fellowship each year. Below are the most common questions people ask our recruiters. General Questions What does “Coro” stand for? “Coro” (not C.O.R.O.) is a word chosen by the organization’s founders in 1942 to describe the unique...

Coro Fellows Making a Difference

Challenging times call for adaptive leadership. At Coro, that also means supporting the people and organizations serving key needs for our communities. Our 2020-2021 Fellows joined the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs to build more than their own talents - they...