Public Allies is a social justice organization committed to changing the face and practice of leadership by recruiting and training talented young 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 Twin Cities is a program of Pillsbury United Communities, and a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. Our work is made possible through funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Public Allies Twin Cities

  • 125 W. Broadway Ave., Ste. 100, Minneapolis, MN 55411
  • (612) 302-3408


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?


Welcome Ileana Mejia, Our New Public Policy Advocate

MCN is thrilled to welcome our new public policy advocate to the team, Ileana Mejia! Recently, we interviewed Ileana (she, her, hers) to learn more about her background, passions, and what she is excited to bring to her role.

Students travel to Minneapolis for service learning trip

Eight University of Wisconsin-Platteville students and two academic staff members from the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to engage in community based service.