Eleven years ago, EmpowerMT's amazing youth leaders helped pass Missoula's Non-Discrimination Ordinance and decided the victory needed a city-wide celebration to recognize all that makes our home beautiful and unique, and the public agreed. That's how Diversity Day was born, and every year since, hundreds of Missoulians have come together at this free community, family-friendly event to show their commitment to making our city welcoming and inclusive for all.

This year, EmpowerMT invites all to gather virtually to celebrate youth leaders across the state through narrative and storytelling on Saturday, April 10th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Youth from all EmpowerMT after school programs will showcase the importance of diverse storytelling and share their own stories for change. The 2021 Youth Lead Now Awards will also be announced and celebrated.

EmpowerMT amplifies youth empowerment and leadership throughout the year. If you'd like to be a Diversity Day community celebration sponsor, or a sponsor of any of the free after school programs, your gift would be tax deductible. And naturally, you or your business would get plenty of recognition through social media and at the Diversity Day event. To sponsor, please reach out to EmpowerMT's Youth Advisory Council at 541-6891 or by emailing info@empowermt.org

All EmpowerMT programs are free and open to the public, and they couldn't do it without the support of local businesses and supporters, so thank you in advance!

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