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Category: Press Releases

Public Allies Streamlines, Restructures to Improve Operations and Expand Impact in Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2022   PUBLIC ALLIES STREAMLINES, RESTRUCTURES TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS AND EXPAND IMPACT IN COMMUNITIES 30-Year-Old Organization has Engaged Nearly 10,000 Diverse Leaders   MILWAUKEE, WIS –  Public Allies today announced a restructuring of the nonprofit organization that will position it to continue advancing equity-focused change-makers across the country. Launched 30 Read More

The NBA Foundation to Support Public Allies’s Racial Equity Campaign

Focused on the empowerment of Black youth, the grant will support Public Allies’s work to create a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable future for all.   MILWAUKEE, WIS – April 5, 2022 – Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, Read More

Public Allies Selects Aria Florant, Alumna Class of 2012 and Co-Founder of Liberation Ventures, to its National Board of Directors

  March 3, 2022, Public Allies, a national nonprofit whose mission is to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it, is honored to announce the appointment of Aria Florant to its national Board of Directors. Ms. Florant is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Liberation Ventures, a new philanthropic Read More

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

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

Public Allies Launches New National Cohort

100 Emerging Leaders Trained to Address Inequities Exposed and Worsened by COVID-19 In response to the inequities exposed and worsened by COVID-19, Public Allies has launched a national initiative that connects one hundred emerging leaders from across the country. For the next ten months, emerging leaders from across the country will be trained, connected, and Read More

CITI FOUNDATION MAKES MAJOR INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC ALLIES’ NEXT WAVE LEADERSHIP PROJECT

        CITI FOUNDATION MAKES MAJOR INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC ALLIES’ NEXT WAVE LEADERSHIP PROJECT YOUNG PEOPLE OF COLOR TRAINED TO ADDRESS INEQUITIES EXPOSED BY COVID-19 [Milwaukee, Wisconsin] In response to the inequities exposed and worsened by COVID-19, Citi Foundation has made a significant investment of $500,000 in the Next Wave Leaders Project, a bold new Read More

PUBLIC ALLIES, INC. Receives $7,579,000 in AmeriCorps Funding to Support Local Nonprofits & Emerging Leaders

  PUBLIC ALLIES, INC. Receives $7,579,000 in AmeriCorps Funding to Support Local Nonprofits & Emerging Leaders   [Milwaukee, Wisconsin] – Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced that Public Allies, Inc. has received $7,579,000 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service Read More

Public Allies & AARP Launch New Livable Communities Corps

Public Allies and AARP are teaming up to launch the new Livable Communities Corps, which aims to help make communities more livable and inclusive so people of all ages can thrive. The Livable Communities Corps, funded with support from the Corporation for National & Community Service and AmeriCorps, will be implemented by Public Allies in five Read More

Public Allies Appoints New Leaders to Help Guide Its Future

Elodie Baquerot Lavery joins as COO & Tonya Mantilla as VP of Growth Strategy and Development Public Allies, a 27 year-old, national service organization working in partnership with 24 communities across the country to create a more just and equitable society and the leadership to sustain it, has recently strengthened its own leadership team to Read More