October Corolation

Coro Alumni News

If you have alumni news to share with the Coro community please e-mail Jeff 

Coro is pleased to announce that the Surdna Foundation has made a $100,00 grant to Coro's Neighborhood Leadership program. Among other things the grant will fund more programming for participants and alumni working in Business Improvement Districts and other local development corporations, and microgrants for their Community Change Projects. Application are now being accepted for the new class, click here for more info.

The Mayor's Youth Leadership Council, one of Coro's youth programs, was featured in the annual report of the NYC Young Men's Initiative. You can read the report here (the program is highlighted on pages 4 and 17).

Andrew Wilkes Fellows 2011 recently published an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review entitled "A Faithful Force for Good: Religious Organizations as Catalysts for Social Change". You can read the article here.

Thomas Hougton LNY 7 and Executive Director of Supportive Housing Network of New York had a new report published by his organization entitled "Building Futures: Creating More Family Supportive Housing in New York City". You can read the report here.

Cindy Menz-Erb LNY 23 had her organization CFY profiled in The New York Times recently. You can read the article here.

Greg Berman Fellows 1993 recently had his organization, The Center for Court Innovation, named one of 15 programs across the U.S. to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Justice as part of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program. You can read more about the program here.

 Amy Sananman LNY 20 the Executive Director of Groundswell recently saw her group profiled in The New York Times which you can read here. Also featured in the article is The Center for Court Innovation led by Coro alumnus Greg Berman.

Ari Wallach Fellows 2004 was recently featured in a recent CNN article highlighting web videos created by the super PAC he co-founded, the Jewish Council for Education and Research, you can read the full article here

Two Coro alumnae have organizations up for the 2012 Nonprofit Management  Excellence awards. Jill Eisenhard LNY 21 of the Red Hook Initiative and Rachel Cytron LNY 21 of Harlem RBI. You can read more about it here.

Three Coro alumni were named Rising Stars by City and State on their Forty under Forty list. Congratulations to Larry Scott Blackmon LNY 18, Tucker Reed Fellows 2004 and Linara Davidson LNY 24. You can read the full list including interviews with winners here.

Coro's office is seeking subtenants: Coro New York Leadership Center, 42 Broadway in downtown Manhattan, seeks a subtenant for 2 adjacent 120 square foot private offices (furnished or unfurnished). These pleasant offices include: use of a staffed reception area, shared conference and training rooms, color copier, fax, postage meter and kitchenette. Convenient to transportation, the office is in a secure elevator/doorman building with 24/7 access and is available for 8/1/2012 occupancy. $2,000 monthly rent includes electricity & HVAC. Contact Elvira Catter-Martinez, 212-248-2935 x221