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We're mobilizing and engaging young Montanans from Ekalaka to Columbia Falls.

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Voicing Our Values

Fighting for our Schools

November 15, 2015

In 2015 Forward Montana led a youth effort to pass two school bonds in Missoula County that would dramatically impact the quality of education for students. The bonds addressed areas of critical need, including updated technology infrastructure, safety and security, deferred maintenance, and developing flexible learning spaces throughout the 9 elementary schools, 3 middle schools,…
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Voicing Our Values

Equality Squad Strikes Again!

February 15, 2018

Forward Montana worked with partners at the Montana Human Rights Network, ACLU of Montana, Pride Foundation, and others to lead a successful effort to pass a non-discrimination ordinance in Missoula and then Bozeman. Forward Montana worked with volunteers and leaders at local high schools and college campuses to ensure youth voices were heard in this…
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Voicing Our Values

Democracy is a Montana Value

February 15, 2018

In 2014 LR-126, a statewide ballot initiative to take away same-day voter registration in Montana, reared its ugly head. In an effort that would create barriers to voting access for a number of people–more heavily impacting young people, low-income people, and people of color–Forward Montana fought back. With a plan that included strong alliances and…
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