As protests continue across the world in response to the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Tony McDade, EmpowerMT offers solidarity and support to black people in our community, throughout our state, and across the nation. We see you. We hear you. We mourn with you. We are outraged at the […]Read More
(MISSOULA, MT December 10th, 2019) Empower Montana was identified as a high impact youth development program by youth development research and data collection institute, Hello Insight, for the 2018-19 school year. Empower Montana was placed in the top seventeen high impact youth development organizations out of 459 programs surveyed and was the only organization recognized […]Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2018 Contact: Claire Michelson, Youth Programs Director Phone: 406-541-6891 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Empower Montana Kicks off Rainbow Campaign with 9th Annual Diversity Day Press Contact: Heidi Wallace: Executive Director 406-274-0810 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Pre-event & event press availability: MLK Day Committee […]Read More
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Earlier this fall Empower Montana was connected to publicity and outreach team for the film The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson by the Pride Foundation and was asked if we would be willing to take the lead in having the film shown in Missoula and other communities across Montana. At the time we […]Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2017 Contact: Jesse Jaeger Phone: 406-541-6891 Email: email@example.com REGISTRATION OPEN FOR EMPOWER MONTANA ADVANCED LEADERSHIP TRAINING ON FLATHEAD RESERVATION This fall, Empower Montana (formerly NCBI Missoula) will be hosting Advanced Leadership Trainings on the Flathead Reservation. The training will be held October 13th &14th from 9am to 4pm (each […]Read More
Hello EmpowerMT Friends and Family, We just wanted to give you a heads up that over the next several days our email will be a little out of whack. We need to make some changes to our google email and other services so that we can utilize googles free services for nonprofits. On this post […]Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local youth featured in national social justice campaign as 10th Annual EmpowerMT High School Leadership Camp gets underway. Date: 7/24/2017 Press Contact: Jesse Jaeger – EmpowerMT Operations Director Mobile Phone: 406-207-3372 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Missoula, MT – EmpowerMT is gathering for its 10th annual High School Leadership Camp on July 28th in […]Read More
MLK Community celebration
January 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
January 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EPIC stands for 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. Epic meets each Tuesday afternoon from 4-5 pm.
January 20, 2021 @ 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.