Ernie Kucera

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Episode #4: ikčé wíŋyaŋ/Common Woman with Julie Garreau

Julie Garreau (enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) embodies servant-leadership as the founder and executive director of the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte, SD. She talks about engaging young people – and how a grassroots organization needs investment to support community. Where many only hear stories of challenges and despair, Garreau elevates the stories of resilience.

2024-04-16T09:21:28-07:00March 12th, 2024|Funding Rural Podcast|

Episode #2: Urban Issues are Rural Issues with Wynn Rosser, PhD

Wynn Rosser, PhD is a place-based rural funder. His work at T.L.L. Temple Foundation focuses on 22 counties in rural east Texas and he brings with him Texas-sized empathy. Rosser shares concrete examples of the interconnectedness between funding in urban and rural communities. Rosser also touches on the value of working at a strategy and policy level for larger impact and what can happen if philanthropy turns a blind eye to policy and legislation.

2024-04-16T09:21:18-07:00March 12th, 2024|Funding Rural Podcast|