Notes From The Field

Notes from the Field

Voting Rights Litigation

For Immediate Release Contacts: Rylee Sommers-Flanagan Upper Seven Law, 406-396-3373 **Youth coalition files lawsuit to challenge voter suppression laws that reduce youth voter turnout** [BILLINGS, MONTANA] Montana Youth Action, Forward Montana Foundation, and Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG) have filed a lawsuit challenging three recently passed laws that restrict young Montanans’ access to voting….

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Billings Voter Registration Organizer

Summer 2021 Forward Montana (FMT) and Forward Montana Foundation (FMF) are dedicated to engaging and mobilizing young Montanans to help shape their democracy and to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans. We put young people to the forefront of civic engagement statewide, basing our efforts in Missoula, Bozeman, Billings, and the Flathead…

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Bozeman Voter Registration Organizer

Summer 2021 Forward Montana (FMT) and Forward Montana Foundation (FMF) are dedicated to engaging and mobilizing young Montanans to help shape their democracy and to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans. We put young people to the forefront of civic engagement statewide, basing our efforts in Missoula, Bozeman, Billings, and the Flathead…

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Missoula Voter Registration Organizer

Summer 2021 Forward Montana (FMT) and Forward Montana Foundation (FMF) are dedicated to engaging and mobilizing young Montanans to help shape their democracy and to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans. We put young people to the forefront of civic engagement statewide, basing our efforts in Missoula, Bozeman, Billings, and the Flathead…

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Ultimate FMF Trivia & Social Hour Sign-up

Join us on Thursday, May 6th at 5:30 PM MST for our Ultimate FMF Trivia & Social Hour! Agenda5:30 PM- Welcome5:40 PM- Trivia6:30 PM- Community Social Hour The night will start with FMF and Montana Trivia where 3 winners will receive a prize bundle of our newest swag. Followed by a social hour for each…

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School Board Candidate Forum

Folks of all ages are invited to Forward Montana Foundation’s School Board Candidate Forum hosted by high school students. If you’re a parent, high school student, college student or a community member – our school board election impacts you! FMF’s Civic Squad members Olivia, Tristan, and Ritu will moderate the evening & ask the important…

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Dialogue & Democracy

As we’re transitioning into winter, for some of us, that means spending time with friends and family for the holidays, entering an unusually long school break, or being at home for longer than usual. While the holiday season can be filled with joy and laughter, sometimes seeing your loved ones can be difficult, especially if…

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Operations Intern

Job Description: Forward Montana (FMT) and Forward Montana Foundation (FMF) are dedicated to engaging and mobilizing young Montanans to help shape their democracy and to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans. We put young people on the front lines of civic engagement statewide, basing our efforts out of our three offices in…

Notes from the Field

A Note from Michael

It has been 7 years since my first day as an FMT intern. Since then, I have served as a volunteer, field fellow, field organizer, and field manager. I have organized dozens of community events, mobilized thousands of voters, testified in public hearings, met hundreds of incredibly passionate organizers across the country, and so much…

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Content Creator

Because you believe in a Montana that believes in you.  Forward Montana (FMT) and Forward Montana Foundation (FMF) is dedicated to engaging and mobilizing young Montanans to help shape their democracy and to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans. We put young people on the front lines of civic engagement statewide, basing…