Call for Applications: Public Allies

We are currently accepting applications from both Ally applicants and organizations who want to host Allies.  Applications are due April 25, 2014 for Allies. For Partner Organizations, we will accept applications until we have secured up to 45 positions for our next class of Allies.

Please see Ally Quick Facts or attend a Public Allies Informational Event for more information about being an Ally. And see Partner Organization Quick Facts for information about hosting an Ally in our 2014-2015 program year.

Help Us Find Our Next Class of Allies

  • Ally applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a high school degree or equivalent, and must be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Successful Allies are passionate about positive change in their communities and advancing their own learning and leadership
  • We need you to refer Allies to apply (, or host a presentation where we can share more about our program
  • Contact Alisha Klapps Balistreri (, 414.227.3158) to schedule a presentation or learn more about Ally recruitment

Host Allies at Your Organization

  • Partner Organizations benefit from the capacity building objectives that Allies complete, increasing efficiency, effectiveness and scale of direct services
  • Partners gain access to a diverse pool of talented emerging leaders who are committed to community change and their own leadership development
  • On average, Partners save over $20,000 compared to the cost of achieving the same impact without our partnership. Begin your application online at
  • Contact Dan Chojnacki (, 414.227.3201) to learn more about hosting a Public Ally

Thank you for your commitment to advancing new leaders here in Milwaukee,

Alisha Klapps Balistreri
Director of Recruitment and Alumni Engagement
Public Allies Milwaukee
UWM School of Continuing Education
161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 6000
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Fax: 414-227-3168