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

Director of Youth Programs

JOB SUMMARY:  EmpowerMT is in an exciting time of transition and growth and we seek an energetic and visionary leader with an equity and racial justice lens to lead EmpowerMT’s youth and schools programming. Duties include program development, curriculum design, program oversight, direct supervision responsibilities, and building partnerships with youth, schools, and communities. The successful […]

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14th Annual Empowering Youth Leadership Institute!

EmpowerMT is getting ready for our 14th annual Empowering Youth Leadership Institute.  This year we will be gathering with high school students and educators from July 25th – 27th at Camp Paxson.   Our leadership camp is a great opportunity for participants to strengthen individual leadership skills and empower participants to create positive change. We believe there […]

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