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HOW WILL YOU LEAD?

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

WHO WE ARE

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

Since 1992, we have helped thousands of underrepresented emerging 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 multiple 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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Activating your Full Potential: Yex Diaz

Listen here for Renee’s interview with Yexandra Diaz, New Haven Program Manager at Public Allies CT, an AmeriCorps program with Serve Connecticut! Public Allies is a national movement committed to advancing social justice and equity by engaging and activating the leadership capacities of all people. Public Allies Connecticut is a social justice organization committed to Read More

“The Pursuit of Happyness”: A Blog

By Helese Smauldon My name is Helese and I’m multi-passionate writer, performer and student currently in Brooklyn, NY. I vulnerably share about love, life, work and living with ADHD in various formats. Tap in to my work at https://about.me/helese.   ﹋﹋﹋﹋﹋ (Yeah, I know, there’s no “Y” in Happiness.) But there is a “Why.” Like, “Why Read More

Jenise Terrell Named CEO of Public Allies

Ms. Terrell becomes the first alumni and first Black woman to hold the CEO title, bringing a bold vision to the 30-year-old social justice non profit   Milwaukee, Wis – The Board of Directors of Public Allies, a nonprofit dedicated to social justice and racial equity, is honored to announce the appointment of Jenise Terrell Read More

“Black…”: An Illustration Series

By Laylah Muhammad El   In this assortment of works Laylah explores the Black Identity through soft visuals with a lot of soul. She is an artist from the East Coast who specializes in digital arts and media. As a Black Muslim, she finds it imperative to depict diverse people within her art. You can Read More

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW

Several Public Allies locations are 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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