As an artist, the idea of getting my hands on these hate-filled objects and messing them up was really empowering.”
- Cathy Weber, artist on ‘Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate’
“As the Network echoed, ignoring these groups and hoping they go away does nothing to solve the problem. . .
Ignorance is intolerance's strongest ally.”-Great Falls Tribune Opinion, 8-16-11
“In Montana a rabble is rising.”– Laura Flanders in Blue Grit
"We look[ed] forward to being in Montana working with the Montana Human Rights Network and Native communities. We stand on the precipice of great change."- Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls
“For over 20 years, the Network’s research & grassroots organizing have helped communities respond to right-wing extremists. It’s also extremely useful to call the Network if we need information about what’s going on in MT.” - Mark Potok, Southern Poverty Law Center
" ACTE formed in 2005 in response to hate literature dropped in Anaconda by the white supremacists. The Network immediately helped. Through the years they’ve been supportive in a host of ways; ACTE is proud to be an affiliate."-Anne Dobney, Anaconda Coalition for Tolerance Education President
MHRN realizes this mission
By organizing local human rights groups.
By monitoring and reporting on the activities of the radical right-wing groups in Montana.
By developing and pursuing public policy initiatives and holding public officials accountable in the area of human rights.
By conducting community education on human rights issues.
By working to increase community support and legal protection for groups of people targeted by hate activity.
Our Members and Supporters:
Love Lives Here (Flathead Valley)
Anaconda Coalition for Tolerance Education - ACTE! (Anaconda)
Bitterroot Human Rights Alliance (Ravalli County)
Missoula Rises (Missoula)
Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition (Flathead Reservation)
Not In Our Town Billings - NIOT (Billings)
Helena Social Justice Collabrative (Helena)