Immigrant Civic Leadership Program
Apply TODAY to Join the Immigrant Civic Leadership Program!
Applications Due June 12, 2018
The Immigrant Civic Leadership Program (ICLP) - a partnership between Coro New York Leadership Center (Coro NY) and theNYIC, supports emergency leaders in becoming effective advocates for immigrant communities. Due to generous funding, ICLP is free for participants outside of a $100 materials fee. NYIC Membership organizations are given priority for many of the openings within the program.
Maria Caba from NYIC Member organization Atlas: DIY and others talk about the experience of being in the 2016-2017 ICLP program.
ICLP supports participants by providing them with:
- training around leadership, advocacy, leveraging resources, developing partnerships, and navigating current issues impacting immigrant communities;
- a deeper understanding of immigration policy and decision-making in New York City;
- advisement from diverse and influential leaders;
- access to a rich alumni network of over 2,400 people working in different sectors in the city; and
- engagement in community change projects.
In order to qualify for the program, ICLP applicants must:
- work for an immigrant-focused organization in New York City;
- have at least 5 years of experience working with immigrant communities;
- have a passion for developing new leadership skills for addressing immigrant issues in New York City;
- define a community change project that will support immigrant communities; and
- have interest in actively participating in the Coro community and ICLP alumni network.