Immigrant Civic Leadership Program 2020 Application

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Thank you for your interest and time in applying to the Immigrant Civic Leadership Program (ICLP)! If you have any questions about ICLP or this application, please do not hesitate to reach out to Program Manager, Cassandra Garita at cassandra@coro.nyc.

Application Deadline: Monday, May 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Contact Information



Candidate Information

We are seeking a highly talented, multi-diverse, cross-sector cohort of approximately 20 organizational leaders and emerging changemakers whose work is focused on strengthening NYC's immigrant communities.

Ideal Applicants

  • Work in New York City for an organization supporting immigrant communities.
  • Are experienced organizational leaders, management staff or emerging changemakers who are leading change on behalf of their organizations.
  • Have at least five years of work experience relevant to work with immigrant communities.
  • Have a passion and curiosity about developing new leadership skills essential to problem solving in New York.
  • Are interested in actively participating in the Coro community and ICLP alumni network.

Optional Information

It is important to Coro that we reach and recruit from a diverse constituency.  We appreciate you providing us with the following optional information to help gauge the success of these efforts. 

What is your date of birth?

Employment and Education
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Short Essays
Statement of Commitment

ICLP runs from June 2020 - March 2021. The schedule amounts to over 16 days of training including (1) evening program orientation, a (3) day opening retreat, (5) weekday leadership sessions, (4) weekday strategy sessions, (2) advocacy project sessions, (2) advocacy in action events, (2) optional evening sessions and Coro community events, (3) optional NYIC events, and (1) weekday presentation showcase and graduation. Due to the experiential nature of our training and the importance of the group in our work together, and commitment to attend all program sessions is preferred. 


Due to known or unexpected circumstances, we understand that participants may need to miss a session.  A total of 3 absences are possible with no more than 1 absence for a strategy session, no more than 1 absence for a leadership session, and no more than 1 absence for an advocacy session.  Absences exceeding this could result in your withdrawal from the program.

Please note that full participation/attendance in the Opening Retreat from June 24-26 and Showcase/Graduation on March 30 is required.  The program calendar can be found on our website.