FMT in DC with Senator JT

Forward Montana is excited to invite you to attend our get-to-know FMT event in Washington DC on April 14th with special guest Jon Tester!

You can RSVP HERE, and if you’d like to make a donation prior to the event, you can do so here!
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Montana Public Radio covers 2Legit

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2Legit Episode 8

2Legit Episode 8

Wanna get the durty on what we talked about this week? Check it out hurr.

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2Legit Info-grafik: Medicaid Expansion

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Want the raw data? Check out this handy dandy outline from the Montana Budget & Policy Center.

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Bozeman FMT is HIRING!

Do you love democracy? talking to strangers? making strangers love democracy? WELL DO WE HAVE THE JOB FOR YOU!

Forward Montana seeks a part time field organizer (20 hours a week) to oversee our Bozeman field efforts, coordinate volunteer and intern field hours, and ensure field goals are met. This Organizer Extraordinaire will spend the majority of their time taking the talk and walking the walk of democracy by mobilizing young people in the field! During their time in the office, they need to be organized and on point to ensure that every form is turned in, every volunteer is thanked and every metric is met.

Get the deets below:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and participate in the collection of Because Student Debt Cards
  • Coordinate and participate in the collection of Voter Registration Forms
  • Recruit, train and retain volunteers
  • Oversee the fulfillment of intern field hours
  • Oversee quality control and turning in of voter registration forms
  • Attend most, if not all, Forward Montana events

Qualifications:

  • Passion for progressive politics in Montana
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Some experience in community organizing and fieldwork necessary
  • Able to talk to strangers
  • Able to work weekends and evenings
  • Comfortable in costume

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player
  • Self motivated and driven

Working Conditions:

  • Field hours will be completed outside of the office throughout the week and potentially during weekends and evening hours in all weather conditions
  • Shared office with Forward Montana Bozeman director

Physical Qualifications:

  • Must be able to stand for up to 4 hour periods

Direct Reports

  • Bozeman Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring that interns complete their field hour requirements.

Wanna apply?

Submit a cover letter & resume to Kiah Abbey at kiah@forwardmontana.org.

Please direct all questions & inquiries to Kiah Abbey as well at kiah@forwardmontana.org or 406-672-8004.

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2Legit Episode 6

LSD, Public Lands & Free Food, OH MY!

The newest episode of 2legit with Team Montana.

 You can get more information about anything that excites you in this episode by visiting the 2Legit with Team Montana webpage.

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2Legit Episode 5

2Legit Episode 5

Wanna know more about…

Expanding mental health crisis diversion services to areas in Montana that don’t currently have access? 

Expanding the amount of secure psychiatric treatment beds? 

Funding to short term voluntary inpatient mental health treatment? 

Threats to public lands? 

Concealed carry in bars & banks? 

Prohibiting the enforcement of federal Math & English standards?

Citizens United?

The investigation of Representative Art Whittich’s campaign finances?

Senator Duane Ankney & Governor Steve Bullock’s Campaign Finance Reform Package ? 

Giving the Secretary of State the ability to dissolve corporations that are found guilty of violating campaign laws? 

Requiring individuals and entities contracting with the state to comply with campaign laws or risk losing their contracts?

A statewide non-discrimination law that would protect all Montanans from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity?

Which classes are currently protected under the Montana Human Rights Act?  

The Healthy Montana Act? 

BIG THANKS to the ACLU of Montana, Montana Human Rights Network, Big Sky Pride, Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Pride Foundation, NCBI Missoula, MSU Sustained Dialogue, and the Human Rights Campaign for making the Equality in Montana: Lobby Day & Teach In!

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2Legit Info-Grafik: MT Student Debt

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Watch the newest episode of 2Legit with Team Montana


 

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2 Legit | Episode 4

2Legit with Team Montana Episode 4

Wanna know more about…

Guns on campus?

Preventing identity theft? 

Equal pay for equal work? 

Solar energy production? 

Online voter registration? 

The bills that Garrett & the Montana University System are following? 

License suspension for defaulting on student loans?

Tuition freeze? 

Tuition waivers for out of state students?

Tax credits for employers who help out students with student loans? *

Wanna attend the Equality in Montana: Lobby Day & Teach In?

Wanna follow Garrett Lankford on Twitter? 

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2Legit with Team Montana Episode 3

 2Legit with Team Montana Episode 3

Wanna know more about…

Raising the gas tax to improve road and transportation infrastructure? 

Online voter registration?

Funding for youth mental health and crisis diversion?

Keeping your semiautomatic weapon no matter what the federal government says?

Keeping your concealed weapon with you on campus no matter what  the Board of Regents say?

The buildings the Montana University System is asking for funding for?

Increasing funding for K-12 public education by $54,000,000? 

The Emphasize Critical Thinking Act?

Tupac as a hologram?

Legislative session calendar?

Subscribing to the Team Montana listserv?

 Get more information about the State of the State here.

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