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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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Public Allies Launches Inaugural Alumni Council, Announces 26 Distinguished Members

Milwaukee WI –  Public Allies, a leading nonprofit organization committed to advancing social justice and racial equity by engaging and activating the leadership of all people, is proud to announce the formation of its inaugural Alumni Council. Comprised of 26 diverse leaders from across the country, this esteemed council will work to advance the organization’s Read More

The Benefits of Collective Leadership

At Public Allies, we believe that Everyone Leads and that we can lead better, together. Our core values of collaboration and focusing on assets allow us to lean fully into the practice of celebrating shared power. The way in which society works toward a just and equitable future for all is just as important (if Read More

Contribute to the Power of the Collective

As we reflect back on 2023, one of our biggest learnings is that the work and values of Public Allies is needed in our country now more than ever. When our democracy is threatened, we need to work even harder to make Public Allies programs more accessible to ensure that everyone can lead. Please give Read More

In the Spirit of Giving

Who We Are … Public Allies manages a national network of over 10,000 civic leaders and change agents. We engage in development and community-building amongst upstart antiracist leaders, particularly those from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds (including BIPOC individuals and people from varied education levels, diverse socioeconomic statuses, nontraditional sexual or gender identifications, etc.). In the 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, 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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