Staring April 15th EmpowerMT will be celebrating youth empowerment! Our goal is to raise $12,000 to support this work and to raise awareness about issues facing youth in our community. We will officially launch the campaign April 15th at our annual Diversity Day Celebration and it will wrap up May 5th at the end of […]Read More
Bullying is a real problem in schools across Montana. In the past 12 months 25% of Montana youth have experienced bullying at school. 40% of those who are bullied said that they were bullied because they are, or are perceived as being, lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). Additionally, 40% of youth who are […]Read More
Too often as young people we are told we are the future leaders. People say this as though after years of school, hardship, working our way through a broken system, and reaching some mysterious age of adulthood we might then have the credentials to make an impact. Because of this we grow up feeling the […]Read More
This March, NCBI partnered with the YWCA Missoula to put on a three-part anti-racism training series called True Colors. The True Colors training was created in an effort to address the unique challenges faced by people of color, as well as white allies taking action against racism. The True Colors training was inspired by the […]Read More
Ben Mincks is most famous in Missoula for being Cooper’s seeing eye human, but here at NCBI Missoula, up until this summer, he has been our longest serving VISTA Americorps member. After three years of VISTA, Ben made the leap this summer to become NCBI’s Program Specialist for Youth and Volunteer Coordination. About this transition Ben […]Read More
As an 11 year old 6th grader Claire Michelson followed her best friend Khadija into the Washington Middle School Respect Club run by NCBI Missoula. This September she walked back into Washington Middle School as NCBI’s Youth Programs Facilitator to be the NCBI staff person that runs that club which we now call EPIC (Empowering […]Read More
EPIC/YAC Virtual Group
June 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Youth Forward Virtual Meeting
June 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Hello Youth Forward! Here is the info for this weeks Youth Forward! If you have the time and energy I challenge you to think about how you use music to connect/cope with you emotions. What do you listen to when you are sad? Happy? Overwhelmed? We have a goal to create self-care playlists that we can share via YouTube!
Also please feel free to share this with any friends seeking connection!
EPIC/YAC Virtual Group
June 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm