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St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library

Professional Development  

Allies develop leadership skills through bi-weekly professional development sessions and work at a non-profit agency to improve the agency's capacity for sustainability. Bi-weekly professional development sessions cover a wide variety of relevant topics including:

Fundraising Techniques
Learn to organize fundraising events, solicit donors, write grants, and work with foundations.

Collective Impact
Learn to achieve a common agenda for solving complex social problems through place-based strategies and community engagement.

Facilitative Leadership
Acquire the skills to be an effective innovative facilitative leader for organizations and the community.

Conflict Resolution
Learn conceptualized methods and processes involved in facilitating peaceful conflict resolution.

Asset Based Community Development
Identify individual community member's roles and map and leverage community assets.

Cyber Etiquette & Social Media
Learn to maximize the benefits of social media while minimizing the risks of overexposure.

Budgeting 101
Learn to read and interpret non-profit budgets and financial statements.

 Introduction to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students
Learn to succeed by discovering your personal mission, setting goals, prioritizing tasks, and teaming with others.

Branding & Marketing
Learn to build a professional brand in the workplace and develop criteria to evaluate brand perception.

Diversity & Inclusion
Learn the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace to impact community achievement.

Ropes Course
Engage in physical and mental activities that challenge you to think outside the box and leverage team support.


The majority of former Public Allies continue a career in non-profit and public sectors, and about 95% of alumni say they would participate again if they could.


Steven Acton CTRS
Interim Program Director
Public Allies San Antonio
AmeriCorps/Alamo Colleges



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