BUILDING BIG POWER IN BIG SKY COUNTRY.
Young Montanans are stepping up to create positive change — for ourselves, our communities, and our state. Forward Montana helps our generation come together, speak up, and create the better future we all deserve.
Forward Montana’s Mission
We’re building political power with and for young Montanans. That means empowering everyday folks to get involved and make their voices heard — from registering to vote to running for office, and everything in between. Young people in Montana have big dreams for a better, more sustainable and inclusive future — and we deserve opportunities to make it happen. That’s what Forward Montana is all about.
wHAT WE DO
STEPPING UP, SPEAKING OUT, AND TAKING ACTION
Forward Montana is a nonprofit dedicated to helping our generation get engaged in the political process and shape policies that reflect the values and opportunities we care about. Our organization is made up of individuals working together to make a difference — because we give a shit.
Voicing our values
Forward Montana advocates around issues affect young people and that young people care about.
We envision a Montana in which:
- Affordable housing, higher education, and healthcare are accessible and attainable;
- Policies reflect a livable climate for all future generations;
- All Montanans are able to work, live, and play in Montana free of discrimination and harm; and
- The act of voting is just, fair, accessible, and safe.
Learn more about our values work here:
We make voting accessible. Ballots can be overwhelming and registration deadlines can be confusing. We work to make information digestible, accessible, and make sure everyone has the right to an informed vote. Check out our Voter Hub here:
Forward Montana Foundation
Forward Montana’s sibling organization is Forward Montana Foundation. Forward Montana Foundation is educating, engaging, and organizing young Montanans to shape their democracy to improve their lives and the lives of their fellow Montanans. Learn more here:
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Building political power for and w/ fellow young Montanans; electing leaders & passing policies that reflect the needs & vision of our generation 🇺🇲
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Mobilizing the Youth Vote
With high stakes issues like environmental justice, income inequality, racial justice, and the future of our democracy on the line, power building groups like Rise, Forward Montana, and the Alliance for Youth Organizing are ensuring that the younger generation’s voices are heard.
Whether you live in Bozeman or Atlanta, young voters are the future. We were honored to be a part of this video from FreeThink Media.