September 30, 2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Edward Headington
Los Angeles, CA. For over half a century, the Coro Southern California Center for Civic Leadership has been “Training Tomorrow’s Leaders” through its venerated Fellows Program in Public Affairs. Earlier this month, Coro Southern California inaugurated one of its best Fellows class to date and the twelve of them have spent the last few weeks looking at the various roles of government, working on projects and conducting in-depth interviews. This Friday, the Fellows will present an arresting presentation of their government experience at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s headquarters in Monterey Park. Come meet the new class, participate in Q&A and interact with the Coro Alumni Network!
WHO – The 2008-2009 Coro Southern California Fellows in Public Affairs:
· Carlos Mejia and Jacqueline Scahill – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
· Jeanelle Obergfel and William White – Los Angeles County CEO (William T. Fujioka)
· Mark Stefanos and Yvette Shirinian – L.A. County Metropolitan Trans. Authority
· Gabe Rose and Annette Wong – Los Angeles City College
· Benjamin Adlin and Simone Collins – Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy D. Baca
· Arthur Jackson and Rani Woods – Los Angeles World Airports
WHAT – Coro Fellows in Public Affairs Presentation on their recent Government Experience
WHEN – Friday, October 3, 2008 @ 3:30 p.m.
WHERE – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Headquarters (Media Conference Room) @ 4700 Ramona Blvd., Monterey Park, CA. Parking is available.
HOW – Please R.S.V.P. by Thursday, October 2nd to Stephanie Stone, Vice President of Programs and Outreach for Coro Southern California. You are invited to ask the Fellows questions about their recent experience and findings following the presentation.
Coro Southern California and its affiliated centers nationwide shape civic leaders for effective roles in public affairs. Coro graduates are teachers, investment bankers, union leaders, corporate directors, activists, lawyers, journalists, and elected officials, among other professions. No matter where the more than 10,000 alumni work or what job titles they hold, they have learned how to challenge themselves and others to be more ethical and effective leaders. Coro runs programs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Kansas City and Cleveland; over a 1,000 participants go through Coro programs nationwide. For more information, go to http://www.corola.org/.