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 is excited to announce our next step in empowering youth leadership! This summer, EmpowerMT’s Youth Leadership Camp: Middle School Edition continues our mission of building safe and inclusive schools communities in the Flathead and Mission Valleys. The goal of Camp is to to empower and inspire students, staff, and community members to be […]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
***Registration for True Colors 2018 has Reopened!*** Empower Montana and YWCA Missoula are returning in 2018 with the True Colors Training, a series of workshops created in an effort to address the unique challenges faced by indigenous people and people of color, as well as white allies taking action against racism. The True Colors series […]Read More
We are excited to be piloting a group for youth in 4th through 7th grade who identify as LGBTQ+ or want to learn more about supporting their peers. Empower Montana currently runs an LGBTQ+ high school group called Youth Forward. Youth Forward was founded by a group of high school students who wanted a supportive […]Read More
“As we strive to teach others we must have the humility to acknowledge that we too still have much to learn.” -Aung San Suu Kyi We can’t believe our time is already up with our Mansfield Center YSEALI Fellows Kath, Zaw, and Marvelous! These three women visited Missoula for one month as part of The YSEALI (Young Southeast […]Read More
Please register here for the Advanced Leadership Training being held October 13th and 14th from 9am to 4pm each at the Missiona Valley United Methodist Church (70715 Hwy 93 approx.mile marker 39.5). Fill out my LGL form!Read More
Please Register here for the Missoula Advanced Leadership Training which will be held September 8th & 9th from 9am to 4pm each day at the Missoula Federal Credit Union’s Training Center (3600 Brooks St., Missoula, MT). Fill out my LGL form!Read More
“I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking […]Read More
December 1, 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.
December 2, 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.
December 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EmpowerMT recognizes that being a student of color in a predominantly white school is a very isolating experience and therefore wants to give BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) youth an opportunity to connect with each other. This group will center around giving students of color an opportunity to feel supported in their racial identity, learn a more racially diverse and inclusive history, and take action against mistreatment and discrimination.