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Coro (non-profit organization)

Coro is an American non-partisan, non-profit organization best known for its fellowship program dedicated to teaching skills useful in leadership in public affairs to young adults.

The organization was founded in San Francisco in 1942 by W. Donald Fletcher, an attorney, and Van Duyn Dodge, an investment counselor. Their premise was based on the realization that, unlike law, business or medicine, post graduate training in the area of leadership was non existent, and they wanted to train young veterans in the leadership skills necessary to assure that our democratic system of government could more effectively meet the needs of its citizens.

Contrary to the assumption that "Coro" refers to the word "core," the name is a nonce word created to represent "both discovery and exploration."

Coro (singer)

Coro is a Latin freestyle singer and actor of Cuban and Dominican heritage, who first had roles in numerous episodes of the star's hit television series, Miami Vice. While appearing on Vice, Coro struggled to put together a group to get his singing career off the ground. His first efforts never took off, but in 1987, Coro met Stevie B, who was enjoying the success of his first hit record and getting ready to tour. After a stint as a backup vocalist and dancer for Stevie B, the New York-born and Miami-raised Coro made the move back to his native Manhattan to initiate a solo singing career.

Coro partnered with freestyle music producers Zahid Tariq and Todd Terry in 1989,. Coro's first single, "Where Are You Tonight", became the #1 dance record hit in New York and Florida. The song reached the Top 25 on Billboard 's club chart and put Coro on the road doing shows in dance clubs across the country. On his self-titled debut album, Coro collaborated with producers Zahid Tariq and Ziggy Gonzalez to create a selection of uptempo dance tunes like "Can't Let You Go", "Where Are You tonight", "My Fallen Angel" and ballads such as "Missing You".


Coro or CORO may refer to:

  • Santa Ana de Coro, a Venezuelan city, the capital of Falcón State
  • Coro region, a geographical region of Venezuela
  • Coro Province, historic province of Gran Colombia
  • Coro (music), Italian for choir
  • Coro (singer), a Dominican singer/actor
  • Coro (non-profit organization), teaches leadership skills to young adults
  • Ferran Corominas, a Spanish footballer
  • Corocraft, costume jewelry makers of the early 20th century
  • Coro, The Sixteen's record label
  • Coro, a mancala game played in the Lango region of Uganda
Coro (album)

Coro is the debut studio album by the Latin freestyle singer Coro. It was released on March 5, 1991, by Charisma Records.