Creating a more just and inclusive society.

EmpowerMT creates a more just and inclusive society by developing youth and adult leaders who work to end mistreatment, correct systemic inequalities and strengthen communities across Montana.
EmpowerMT Trained 3915 students across Montana with our violence prevention and anti-bullying curriculum in 2015.
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If you are ever faced with the question ‘What do I do when I need to bring about significant change in the cultural competency of my organization?’ The answer is ‘call EmpowerMT’”. Sonya Germann, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
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I'm always impressed with EmpowerMT's student leaders who show us how minds and hearts can change if we learn to appreciate and understand our differences.” - Denise Juneau, Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction
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I feel that EmpowerMT and Youth Forward are like the Wizard of Oz. Everything before it is in black and white, and then you open the door and everything is happy, and full of color and love." Hellgate 10th grade, Youth Forward member, NCBI trainer
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EmpowerMT supported 737 educators across Montana in 2015 with professional development that helps them build school cultures that support the learning of all students.
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Who we are

Youth and Schools

Each year EmpowerMT provides training to thousands of students and educators across Montana that empower them with skill to create safer, more inclusive school communities.

Businesses and Organizations

EmpowerMT has worked with hundreds businesses and organizations from across Montana since 1998, ranging from grassroots nonprofit organizations, to local businesses, to statewide government agencies.


Each year EmpowerMT reaches thousands of community members through our community based workshops and events, including our annual Diversity Day Celebration, Missoula's MLK Day Community Celebration, and more.

Our Impact

Happenings at Empower Mt

EmpowerMT’s High School Advanced Leadership Camp

This summer EmpowerMT will continue to partner with Missoula County Public Schools and other surrounding school districts to empower a group of students, staff, and community members to be change makers in their schools and communities. EmpowerMT is a leadership development organization focused on ending mistreatment, correcting systemic inequalities and strengthening communities across Montana through […]

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Practicum Heroes Needed!

Calling all heroes! Does your superpower involve helping youth actualize their potential? How about assisting them in finding and developing their voice? Are you a haven where youth can feel safe and secure in their identities? If yes then you’re exactly what EmpowerMT needs! EmpowerMT is seeking enthusiastic practicum students/interns for a minimum of 15 […]

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June Newsletter

“stay strong through your pain / grow flowers from it / you have helped me / grow flowers out of mine so / bloom beautifully / dangerously / loudly / bloom softly / however you need / just bloom” –Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey Happy June everyone! Time is flying by and we are excited […]

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