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 3050 students across Montana with our violence prevention and anti-bullying curriculum in 2017.
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As lawmakers, our goal is to create a stronger, healthier, and more equal future for all Montanans. Listening to the young LGBTQ leaders that Empower Montana works with is critical that dream." Rep. Bryce Bennett
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Thank you so much for this space to think about how I can stand up for what I believe in a loving and compassionate way" Montana Food Corps Americorp Member
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I love this training! I have never felt more accepted as an individual and became empowered to stand up for what I believe in." Empower Montana High School Leader
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EmpowerMT supported 538 educators across Montana in 2017 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 empowers them with skills to create safer, more inclusive school communities.

Businesses and Organizations

EmpowerMT has worked with hundreds of businesses and organizations across Montana since 1998, ranging from grassroots nonprofit organizations to local businesses and 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

Virtual Empowering Youth Leadership Series

EmpowerMT believes that safe communities start with safe schools and supported, empowered, young people. All programs will be offered virtually for the 2020-2021 academic year and, as always, are FREE to the community. To register, please follow this link:  We can’t believe that that July has come and gone, Every July we would have gathered at Camp Paxson. […]

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Racial Equity and Justice Specialist

YWCA Missoula & EmpowerMT  JOB SUMMARY: The Racial Equity and Justice Specialist is a full-time position shared between EmpowerMT and the YWCA Missoula. This position provides expertise and support for each organization’s internal and external racial equity and justice programs and initiatives.  The Racial Justice Engagement Specialist will work both independently and collaboratively within both […]

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