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Coro Community Fellows - applications due May 1

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  • Courtney Schroeder
    --What possibilities emerge when Bay Area adults come together to investigate, analyze and reflect on key civic issues? --What new relationships can be
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      --What possibilities emerge when Bay Area adults come together to investigate, analyze and reflect on key civic issues? 


      --What new relationships can be developed from these individuals learning from one another and their community? 



      The Coro Community Fellows Program is a part-time program (15 days over a four-month period) offered by Coro Northern California that will bring together 16 adults of all ages from diverse backgrounds who want to enhance their leadership skills, strengthen their community network, and improve their communities through firsthand action.  Through a combination of evening and day seminars, Coro Community Fellows identify and explore local issues such as transportation, energy, housing, urban violence and civic engagement.



      We're looking for proven and emerging leaders of all ages-from recent graduates to retirees-and we welcome applicants from throughout the Greater Bay Area.  We seek candidates with:

               --Strong personal initiative and motivation

               --Desire to make an active contribution to the Greater Bay Area community

               --Evidence of leadership experience or potential

               --Meaningful involvement in their workplace or community

               --Ability to work well independently and within a diverse group and a strong intellectual curiosity.


      Participants will be carefully selected to create a microcosm of the community in terms of age, education, work and volunteer experience, political perspective, and ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  They may be high school graduates or mid-career or retired professionals.  A Bachelor’s or advanced degree is not required.



      Tuition for the Community Fellows Program is $3,500.  Full and partial scholarships are available and Coro Northern California’s financial aid program reflects our belief that individual financial circumstances should NOT be a barrier to participation in a Coro program.



      Applications, program dates (Sept.-Dec. 2003) and biographies of past participants are available on the Coro website at www.coro.org.  Applications are due May 1, 2003.  For more information or to refer a friend or colleague, call (415) 986-0521, ext. 214.




      Applications for Fall 2003 are due May 1, 2003 for the four-month program. 




      Mahvish Jafri

      (415) 986-0521 ext. 107



      Attend an information session at the Coro Offices:

      580 California Street

      7th Floor

      San Francisco

      April 3rd, 12:15 PM

      April 9th at 6 PM.

      RSVP for info session at (415)986-0521 x222.


      Coro is a private, non-profit, non-partisan, educational institution, in its 60th year, providing experiential and classroom training in public affairs.


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