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November 2013: NCBI Featured in KBGA Radio Show
NCBI Missoula was featured as a segment on KGBA's Word of Mouth Show. The show highlighted the challenges faced by high school students and our work at Big Sky High School.
Click here to give it a listen. (Our segment begins at about 15:49)
NOVEMBER 2012: NCBI PARTNERS WITH GRADUATION MATTER
NCBI Missoula's violence prevention and prejudice reduction workshops were facilitated for every 5th grade student in Missoula County Public Schools to assist with their upcoming transition to 6th grade.
NOVEMBER 2012: NCBI PARTNERS WITH GRADUATION MATTERs Missoula
NCBI Missoula's Director of Youth Programs, Heidi Wallace, participates in a coalition of partners looking at how best to support Missoula students in achieving their goals and creating more inclusive school.
NOVEMBER 2012: Missoula 5th Graders Building Middle School Transition Skills
NCBI Missoula's Director of Youth Programs, Heidi Wallace, is interviewed to discuss the the 5th grade tranistion workshops being facilitated for every 5th grader in Missoula County Public Schools.
SEPTEMBER 2012: NCBI RESPECT CLUB HELPS MISSOULA MAKE TOP 100 LIST
NCBI Missoula's Respect Club is named as one of the the programs that makes Missoula 1 of the top 100 cities in the United States to live in for YOUNG PEOPLE!
August 2012: NCBI Director of Youth Programs speaks about bullying
Director of Youth Programs, Heidi Wallace, was interviewed by KECI following an incident of cyber bullying that turned violent involving Missoula youth.
March 2012: NCBI Youth speak at lady gaga's youth empowerment foundation launch
Youth Trainers Tyler Tschida and Ekoo Beck were honored by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation as two outstanding youth leaders striving to create safer and more inclusive schools.
nov. 2011: Missoula students gain national attention
Youth Trainers Ekoo Beck and Nicole Blake were awarded a $10,000 grant through America's Promise Alliance and AT&T for their My Idea Grant proposal with the goals of preventing high school dropout and promoting success in Missoula schools.
april 2011: Diversity Day - 'who's your neighbor?' commerical
Check out the awesome Diversity Day 2011 commercial once again featuring Missoula’s Respect Club students.
dec. 2010: ncbi respect club honored by aclu
The Montana ACLU honored NCBI and NCBI’s Respect Club with the 2010 Jeannette Rankin Civil Liberties Award for being “… instrumental in helping build leadership in combating homophobia and racism”.
sept. 2010: missoula schools try to stop bullying before it begins
Jamie Kelly explores what Missoula schools are doing to combat bullying. This expose looks at various NCBI based programs currently in Missoula public school.
april 2010: missoulians gather at caras park for rally
NCBI’s Respect Club students gather over 300 Missoulians at their 1st Annual Diversity Day rally at Caras Park. The rally had speakers from a cross-section of Missoula speaking about how we can make Missoula a better community for everyone.
APRIL 2010: Diversity Day - 'think respect' commercial
Check out the Diversity Day 2010 commercial, featuring Missoula's Respect Club students.
Nov 2009: Preventing bullying
NCBI Missoula was contracted by Hellgate Middle School to provide trainings for educators, staff, students, and parents after a bullying incident left an 8th grade student feeling so unsafe that they left the school.
july 2009: bridging the age gap
NCBI facilitate a Building Bridges workshop between Foster Grandparents from Missoula Aging Services and middle schools at Meadow Hill Middle School to help explore the misinformation and mistreatment of all individuals based on their age.
APRIL 2009: missoula middle schoolers make a documentay
NCBI’s after-school program Respect Club filmed a documentary exploring the issues of homophobia, racism, ageism, adultism and sexism in Missoula, MT and surrounding areas. Inside Out was filmed and produced by NCBI Missoula's Respect Club student’s grades 6th-8th for their year-end community action project in 2009.
To purchase a full copy of the DVD please email Youth Programs Director Heidi Wallace.