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Public Allies is a social justice organization committed to changing the face and practice of leadership by recruiting and training talented emerging leaders, with a passion for social impact, to create meaningful change in our community. Our Allies are diverse, equity-centered, innovative problem solvers, dedicated to mobilizing community assets to develop solutions to local challenges. In partnership with nonprofit partners, we deliver our nationally recognized, values-driven, results-led apprenticeship to advance our mission to create a just and equitable society and the diverse leadership to sustain it.

Public Allies Indianapolis is a program of Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center (INRC). Our work is made possible through funding from Serve Indiana and AmeriCorps.

Public Allies Indianapolis

  • 708 E. Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
  • (317) 920-0330

Serve Indiana and Public Allies Indianapolis Grievance Policy.


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


“Public Allies [is] all about promise – finding it, nurturing it, and putting it to use.”

– Former First Lady, Michelle Obama

Core to our values is a belief that we are all on a journey to grow as individuals and as leaders in our community. Where will your journey take you?


We Stand Together: Vicki Rubio, Public Allies Indianapolis

News 8’s David Williams sat down with the director of Public Allies Indianapolis, who says there’s still work to be done in central Indiana to promote social justice, equity and inclusion.

National Service Archives to open at IUPUI

20 new Public Allies Indianapolis members take oath of service

On September 27, 2019, 20 new members of Public Allies Indianapolis will take their oath of service following a panel discussion at Indiana University’s University Library.

Several groups hope to change narrative of far east side with new festival

A group of Public Allies Indianapolis members supported the launch of the first-ever Far Eastside Festival.

Three new peacemakers to serve Indianapolis announced

Public Allies Indianapolis alumnus Casby Williams III (class of 2018) named as a Peacemaker by Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “Indy Peacemakers are part of a community-focused violence reduction strategy that began last year.”