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Leadership is not a position to be held, but an action to be taken.

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WHO WE ARE

Public Allies is a national movement committed to advancing social justice and equity by engaging and activating the leadership of all young people.

Since 1992, we have helped thousands of underrepresented young leaders serve our country, get on successful pathways to higher education and careers, and bring communities together to work for the common good. We operate our signature AmeriCorps program in 25 communities nationwide.

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OUR MISSION

To create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.

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PUBLIC ALLIES RECEIVES $10M FROM MACKENZIE SCOTT AND DAN JEWETT

Scott and Jewett join lead funder Citi Foundation as well as Ballmer Group, JPMorgan Chase, The Starbucks Foundation, and others in supporting Public Allies’s new Racial Equity Fundraising Campaign Milwaukee, Wis, November 17, 2021 – Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to Read More

Statement on the Miscarraige of Justice in Kenosha

Over the past few weeks, the nation witnessed on trial, questions that sit at the heart of our democracy. Is it possible, in a country founded upon the premise of freedom and justice, to uphold equal justice before the law and the value of all life? Is the right to protest truly a right guaranteed Read More

Jenise Terrell wins the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award

Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is proud to announce Jenise Terrell as the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in AmeriCorps Lifetime of Service Award. The award recognizes Ms. Terrell, Vice President of  Programs, for her outstanding service and Read More

Ashley Lee Named Public Allies Director of Alumni Engagement & Mobilization 

We are happy to announce that Ashley Lee is joining the Public Allies National Office as the Director of Alumni Engagement & Mobilization. In this role, Ashley is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies and programs to support the professional development of Public Allies alumni. Ashley’s goal will be to leverage our 8,000 Read More

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Several Public Allies locations are still accepting applications to serve in our 10 Month Apprenticeship Program or host an Ally.  Click the buttons below to learn more.

About Our Allies:

AmeriCorps Allies are individuals from our communities who are committed to making a difference through service, and who are looking for an opportunity to build skills and a network of emerging grassroots leaders. Our AmeriCorps Ally program, which generally lasts 10 months and is a paid opportunity with benefits, is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, criminal record, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, community, or social affiliations. Anyone over 17 years with a high school diploma or GED, and who is a U.S. citizen or has permanent residency, is welcome to apply.

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