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Rockstar Hall of Fame

For the first time since 2019, Forward Montana will host our premiere event of the year, Rockstar Hall of Fame, where we celebrate our community and partners and honor Montanans who have worked tirelessly to make our communities a better place.  2022 also marks the 18th year of Forward Montana, so we’re throwing it back…

Notes from the Field

Congressional Candidate Primary Roadshow

From May 3rd – May 8th, 2022, Forward Montana went on the road. We started in MT01 (the new western district) and stopped in Butte, Missoula, Kalispell, and Bozeman before heading to MT02 (the eastern district) for a finale in Billings. We invited all the candidates running in the congressional race (Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, and…

We're Hiring!

Program Director Job description

Program Director, Forward Montana & Forward Montana Foundation  Because you believe in a Montana that believes in you.  Forward Montana (FMT) is seeking a full-time Program Director to strategize, manage, and lead a growing statewide program to success across our leadership development, voter registration, voter mobilization, and issue campaigns.  The ideal candidate is someone who…

Monthly Newsletter

April Newsletter

1. Join us the first week of May for Congressional Candidate Forums in your community!  2. Welcome Mandy (she/her) to the Forward Montana team!  3. Join the team this summer as a Community Organizing Fellow!  What’s happening at Forward Montana? Congressional Candidate forum roadshow Join us in a community near you the first week of May to hear from Congressional Candidates…

Power Play 2022

Power Play

Power Play Issue Two: Montana Power, NWE, and the Deregulation Disaster (Total estimated read time ~6.5 minutes) Last month catch up (Est. read time < 1 min.)  In the last issue of Power Play, we learned WTF the Public Service Commission (PSC) is and why we depend on it to regulate Montana’s utility monopolies. We introduced…

We're Hiring!

We’re hiring!

Senior Organizing Manager Forward Montana & Forward Montana Foundation  Because you believe in a Montana that believes in you.  Forward Montana (FMT) is seeking a full-time Senior Organizing Manager to directly manage & lead a growing statewide field team to success across our leadership development, issue advocacy, voter mobilization, and voter registration campaigns. Additionally, our…

Power Play 2022

Power Play Glossary

Hey, we get it. This stuff is wonky and full of jargon. We’ve tried to make the general language of Power Play as accessible as we can, but there are still some terms that could trip folks up. See below a living glossary where we will add new terms included in each issue. Barriers to…

Monthly Newsletter

March Newsletter

1. Save the date for our Statewide Candidate Forum Roadshow! 2. Join us as a Community Organizing Fellow!  3. Learn to roller skate with Izzy in Missoula!  What’s happening at Forward Montana? Candidate Forum Roadshow Save the date for our Statewide Candidate Forum Roadshow from May 3rd through the 6th! That’s right, Forward Montana is hitting the road with some incredible candidates for…

Power Play 2022

Power Play

February 2022 edition What is the PSC and why do we need it?  (Total estimated read time ~6 min. 40 sec.) Companies, corporations, and elected officials have moved the pieces determining Montana’s energy landscape for over a century. Today, NorthWestern Energy (NWE) supplies power to two-thirds of Montana’s energy consumers. NWE could transform our state into…