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

September E-News

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” -Sydney J. Harris As we gear up for the changing of seasons, EmpowerMT is also welcoming in some change of our own! As some of you know our beloved Katie Koga will be going to school to persue a career in nursing. We are […]

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Empower.Me, Empower.MT

“I never want to be a stagnant person. I think you begin to fester when you stop growing — and I do not want to be the human equivalent of moldy Tupperware.” -Chloe Dittloff This month at Empower Montana has reminded us all of the power of leaders who are younger than us. One of our highest […]

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EmpowerMT Advanced Leadership Training

EmpowerMT is excited to announce that we will be holding an Advanced Leadership Training on October 13th and 14th from 9am to 4pm each at the Mission Valley United Methodist Church (70715 Hwy 93 approx.mile marker 39.5). The Advanced Leadership Training is an intensive workshop that teaches participants skills necessary for providing influential leadership in […]

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