Public Allies, Los Angeles
Public Allies empowers diverse leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation. The program models the ‘best practices’ in workforce, career and technical education while annually strengthening over 20 nonprofit organizations, providing over 42,000 hours of community service and serving over 15,000 Los Angeles residents. Public Allies are diverse, energetic, enthusiastic and ambitious young adults who want to make an impact in communities through performing direct service at organizations.
During their 10-month Apprenticeship, Allies change their lives and our community through a rigorous AmeriCorps program that combines full-time, paid apprenticeships in nonprofits with intensive skills training, active community-building projects, personalized coaching, and critical reflection. We provide all of this through a nationally recognized approach that’s rooted in a social justice framework.