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We the People

We The People: Connecting Communities and Culture was a second annual tri-county event held on July 14th at Cut Bank City Park and was open to the public. Opportunities, Inc. had partnered with Alliance For Youth – Tool County and Honor Your Life – Blackfeet Reservation on this project in order to reach youth and …

CADCA Midyear Photo highlights

  Esther, Katie, Barb Esther, Jody, Katie, Barb Katie, Barb, Esther Orlando Sunset Minnie Katie Katie hanging out with the stars Katie and Barbara – it is Orlando, after all Katie Barb resting – CADCA is exhausting Barbara shmoozing with the waiter Barbara meeting new friends Barbara trying to meet new friends

Strategic Instruction Opens Doors to Learning for Your Child

Authors: Trish Schreiber, SIM Professional Developer, Montana Jocelyn Washburn, Director of Professional Development, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning It’s hard to know how best to support your child or teenager at home with their nightly homework. You’ve probably wondered where the line is drawn between doing it for them and simply helping. Most …

Rock Painting

Desiree Call – Custer County/ Rock Painting took place in April with many families and kids attending. They got to conduct a fun activity and at the end received Parentingmontana.org info and information about Child Abuse Prevention Month.

First Responder Day

May 16th, 2022.  Ryegate, Montana Angie Mozqueda, Golden Valley County, Block Grant Golden Valley Prevention participated in the First Responder Day in Ryegate.  Prevention Specialist Angie Mozqueda had a table at the events and handed out ParentingMontana.org materials to parents and grandparents.

Sweet Grass Fest

Sweetgrass Fest was held in Big Timber June 18th and 19th. Sweetgrass Prevention purchased a booth for the event and handed out ParentingMontana.org materials and other items, including reusable shopping bags. I got so many great comments from parents and kids who said they were so happy to have a bag to place all of …

Youth Speak Up Video

Brittany Masters Butte CTC Jr. High (6th-8th) and High School (9th-12th) students across Silver Bow County  were asked 4 questions:  -WHAT ARE SOME CHALLENGES YOU SEE IN YOUR SCHOOL? (drinking, tobacco, fighting, drug use, bullying, mental health issues, homelessness, etc.) -WHAT ARE SOME SOLUTIONS TO SOME OF THOSE CHALLENGES ? (different activities, harsher punishments, extra …

Two Ten Minute Plays

The Open Theatre Project and the Copperhead Alliance (LGBTQ student organization) produced two ten minute Pride themed plays at the Washoe theatre during the Anaconda Pride Festival on June 12th.  The high school students performed the short comedies for a large group of festival goers.   One of the lighthearted plays explored the difficulty of …

Bike /Drive Rodeo

Butte Cares partnered with Silver Bow Kiwanis and the Bike Lab to host an event where local youth and families could connect to the community in a fun way. This event took place at the Butte Civic Center where youth from all ages were able to learn about bike safety and go through a bike course. They were …

Health Rocks Camp

2022 Health Rocks Camp served 21 youth from Toole County. EB Curriculum Class Action was used, trying two Civil Cases surrounding teen alcohol offenses. Five Jr. Counselors from our area received 40 hours of community service credits. Campers enjoyed learning from the curriculum, MSU Opioid Outreach Department, (Jennfier & Allison), on the dangers to the …