FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2018 Contact: Claire Michelson, Youth Programs Director Phone: 406-541-6891 Email: email@example.com EMPOWER MONTANA ANNOUNCES YOUTH LEADERSHIP CAMPS This summer, Empower Montana will continue its partnership with Missoula County Public Schools and surrounding communities to empower high school students and educators with leadership skills to create inclusive schools and communities. Empower […]Read More
Empower Montana appreciates all that donors like yourself do to allow us to create a more just and inclusive society. We would like to say thank you in person and give you some exciting updates about our work. on Wednesday June 13th starting at 8:30 am and going until 10:00 am. Event Details: Location: High […]Read More
Empower Montana and Big Sky High School are seeking an energetic and dynamic person for our AmeriCorps Leaders position. The AmeriCorps Leader will coordinate and implement Empower Montana programs at Big Sky High School with the focus of engaging high schoolers and community members to become trainers and advocates of Empower Montana within Big Sky […]Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Empower Montana Kicks off Rainbow Campaign with 9th Annual Diversity Day Press Contact: Heidi Wallace: Executive Director 406-274-0810 firstname.lastname@example.org Missoula, MT- On April 12th 2010, Empower Montana’s youth leaders were instrumental in helping to extend protection against discrimination to LGBTQ community members under Missoula’s Non-Discrimation Ordinance. Since then, the second Saturday […]Read More
Empower Montana has as many ways to transform our communities as the rainbow flag has colors. Over the next several weeks we will be telling the story of 8 of our programs using the colors of the Rainbow Pride Flag as our guide to sharing how Empower Montana is transforming Montana into a more just […]Read More
Empower Montana is seeking the right person to join our team as our part-time Administrative Assistant. This position oversees office and organizational systems and daily clerical functions of Empower Montana. They assist with trainings, financial management, marketing and communications, as well as project support and administration. We are looking for someone with at-least one year […]Read More
Dear Empower Montana Supporters, As we reflect on our first full year after changing our name to Empower Montana, we are reminded of the value and urgency of our work. . There has been a dramatic rise in racism, homophobia, religious intolerance and other harmful violent acts across our state. Empower Montana has been able […]Read More
When: Monday, January 15th, 2018 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 St.) 8:00 PM: Community Dinner in lower level of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Contact: Jamar Galbreath 406-541-6891or email@example.com Pre-event & event press availability: MLK Day Committee […]Read More
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The Montana Racial Equity Project and EmpowerMT are pleased to present Dismantling Hate: Building Skills for an Inclusive Community again, this time to the Missoula community! Workshop Details: Date: Saturday, December 2nd Time: 9am to 3pm Location: C’Mon Inn – Missoula (2775 Expo Pkwy, Missoula, MT 59808) Cost: $80 (Scholarships Available) This workshop will enable […]Read More
Virtual Empowering Youth Leadership Series
November 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/_kvJNJhmZeD36Z0dSoJ_jA
We can’t believe that that July has come and gone, Every July we would have gathered at Camp Paxson. Busses would have dropped us off and we would have walked down the path toward the main cabin to start a life-changing summer weekend away. For many, this weekend is an opportunity to connect. To build relationships with others, with nature, with ourselves. We refuse to let this time go by without some sort of connection. Thus, we have installed our virtual Empowering Youth Leadership Series.
We will be hosting a monthly workshop opportunity that is open to youth leaders across the state of Montana. The topics for each workshop will be open to requests. We hope that folx can take advantage of these free workshop opportunities for future work and leadership development. On the fourth Monday of every month starting October 26, 2020, We hope to provide youth leaders that attend the series with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to help create a more equitable environment in their schools and community.
At these virtual workshops, you can expect to:
November 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EPIC stands for the group's values: Empowering People, Inspiring Change. EPIC is a youth leadership club offered after school for middle school-age youth. EPIC has been empowering young leaders in the Missoula community since 2003! The EPIC program seeks to break isolation and build allies across group lines, understand the causes of oppression, strengthen the connection to school through mentorships, and increase skills & confidence in diffusing conflict.
November 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Youth Forward is a way for LGBTQ+, Two Spirit, & gender diverse youth to connect with peers, discuss issues relevant to their lives, explore identity, and learn more about the ever-expanding LGBTQ+, Two Spirit, & gender diverse community and how other identities intersect.
Be You Crew was formed after recognizing the need for a space where elementary and middle school-aged youth can explore gender identity and sexual orientation and develop allyship skills.