Press Release / Media

Find below press releases, links to news articles about EmpowerMT and other general announcements from our organization.

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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Youth Leaders call attention to issue of Youth Homelessness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Youth Leaders call attention to issue of Youth Homelessness   Press Contact: Jesse Jaeger – Empower Montana Operations Director 406-207-3372 (mobile) jesse@empowermt.org Missoula, MT – Montana has the 5th highest rate of unsheltered homeless youth according to the 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. On April 28th youth leaders will be […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EmpowerMT to launch youth empowerment campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EmpowerMT to launch youth empowerment campaign at 8th annual Diversity Day celebration on April 15th. Press Contact: Jesse Jaeger – EmpowerMT Operations Director 406-207-3372 (mobile) jesse@empowermt.org Missoula, MT – 8-years ago a group of EmpowerMT youth helped to lead the charge for Missoula to become the first city in Montana to include […]

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Press Release: EmpowerMT Announces Statewide Training Series on Building Community and Stopping Hate

2/6/2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EmpowerMT Announces Statewide Training Series on Building Community and Stopping Hate Press Contact: Jesse Jaeger – Operations Director at EmpowerMT jesse@empowermt.org 406-207-3372 (mobile) Missoula, MT – On February 12th EmpowerMT is launching, in Missoula, a statewide training series to building community and stop hate called “Building Skills for an Inclusive Community.” […]

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For Immediate Release: Missoula’s MLK Day Celebration & Read for Peace Program Announced

When: Friday, January 13th, 2017 All Day:  Read for Peace 14 schools & 60 classrooms across Missoula (Contact Sam Garetson for complete list – garetson@mtcompact.org , 406-243-5451) Monday, January 16th, 2017 5:00 PM: Rally at Caras Park 5:40 PM: March across Higgins Street Bridge 6:00 PM: Community Celebration at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (202 Brooks […]

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Building Skills for an Inclusive Community

Over the past few months, Montana has seen a rise in hateful acts perpetrated by white supremacists. Whitefish, Polson and Missoula have all been in the national spotlight due to acts of racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of oppression. While this is not the Montana we know and love, we also realize that these handful […]

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