Category: Montana Youth Leadership Opportunities

Young leaders with disabilities– check this out!

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE ADVOCATES IN DISABILITY AWARD PROGRAM The Advocates in Disability Award Program is seeking the next Disability Advocate Leader! Young leaders with a disability are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in funding!   The Advocates in Disability Award (ADA) isa national awards program that seeks applications from young adults with a disability, between the… Read more →

Emerging Leaders Wanted

Rural Institute is looking for examples of Montanans who have a developmental disability and have creatively organized their supports to: *  Live in the community (on their own or with family or friends) and/or *  Work in the community (including owning their own business) and/or *  Access inclusive education (high school, college, trade school, community classes) and/or *  Participate in recreation and… Read more →

Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council accepting applications

The Rural Institute Consumer Advisory Council is recruiting representatives from the Montana Developmental Disabilities Program, Montana Developmental Disabilities Council, and Disability Rights Montana, as well as individuals with developmental disabilities from the north and south central areas of the state to serve on the council. The advisory council helps various Rural Institute projects determine necessary and appropriate activities, establish priorities,… Read more →

MYLF 2015 is accepting applications!

The Montana Youth Leadership Forum is recruiting delegates for the 2015 session to be held in Helena July 20-24, 2015. Twenty high school sophomores, juniors and seniors will be selected for this all-expenses-paid four-day training program. Montana Youth Leadership Forum is a fun, energetic and life-changing opportunity for MT youth with disabilities to learn leadership and advocacy skills. Applications are due… Read more →