Congratulations Graduates of the 58th Class of the Coro Fellows Program

On Friday, June 10th, we celebrated the 10 remarkable Fellows who graduated from our 9-month experience-based leadership program in public affairs.  More than 50 people attended the graduation festivities at the 9 Dots Community Learning Center in Hollywood.  The afternoon event was an intimate time shared with family, friends, placement supervisors, board members, and staff.  Each of the Fellows took a moment to reflect on his or her passage of self-discovery and honor those that mentored and guided along the way.

Coro Fellows are predisposed to investigating every possible angle of a problem and involving those with whom they disagree in developing a solution.  It’s hard work.  These last nine months have trained the Fellows to actively listen to other points of view and work on solutions together.

As the late John Greenwood said to graduating Fellows in 2011, “Because of this program you will be poised to resolve issues that are currently frustrating public affairs–the need is greater than ever; because of this program your life will forever, subtly, be changed. The program is over but your life in public affairs is just beginning.”