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: 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
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
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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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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com Missoula, MT – EmpowerMT is gathering for its 10th annual High School Leadership Camp on July 28th in […]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.