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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.

NEWS

The Power of Serendipity: A Reflection with Victoria Mullins

Meet Victoria Mullins (Fresh) (she/her). A two-time Ally from Public Allies Cincinnati (Class of ’15 &’16), Victoria now serves on the National Alumni Council as the Re-Imagining Public Allies Chair. We sat down with her to learn more about her PA experience. Read her Q&A below:   Q: Let’s start by talking about your journey Read More

United by Leadership: Larry J. Morris III

Larry J. Morris III (he/they) (Public Allies Indianapolis ‘10) was born and raised in the vibrant city of Indianapolis, Indiana. Their journey into the world of community work and leadership began when a friend introduced them to Public Allies, a program driven by a mission of creating a just and equitable society and the diverse Read More

Empowering Voices: Tamara Favors

Community is one of the most vital aspects of our lives. It provides an opportunity to develop others and experience support. This can be especially true for single parents as they navigate through their lives, schedules and work. Finding a community that has this deep level of understanding and care can make a world of Read More

What BIPOC Women Leaders Need to Thrive

For over 30 years, Public Allies (PA) has implemented a paid ten-month apprenticeship program which focuses on leadership development through community building, individual reflection, and service at a nonprofit organization. PA’s programming is designed to cultivate often overlooked talent, focused on those who come from economically marginalized communities and who are poised to become civic 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:

Public 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 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.