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News & Updates

Read the latest news, articles and announcements for the Roundhouse Foundation and Pine Meadow Ranch Center right here.

Episode #17: Kicking the Door Open with Erik Brodt, MD

June 17th, 2024|

Erik Brodt, MD (Ojibwe) knows that there are experts all around us — many of whom go unrecognized.  As a Native American Healthcare provider he works to ensure that American Indian/Alaska Native youth know they have a place in health care.  He challenges philanthropy to look beyond the typical expert, to ask questions differently, and to spend time getting to know the impact of programming —what and whom — thinking beyond the traditional model of scalability.

Episode #16: Roots and Shoots with Jamie Bennett

June 7th, 2024|

Jamie Bennett is a force to be reckoned with in the art world. He is currently co-CEO of Americans for the Arts and has served at the helm of ArtPlace America, United States Artists, and National Endowment for the Arts. All of these opportunities have helped him understand and encourage the importance of artists and culture bearers in all communities. Creatives are leaders, problem solvers, and models for improving relationships with one self and the community at large — which boosts mental health and prosperity. Yet so few Americans identify as an artist that Jamie asks the question – who gets to call themselves an artist?

Episode #15: Storytelling Can Be Dangerous with Torsten Kjellstrand

June 3rd, 2024|

Torsten Kjellstrand, a Swedish immigrant, has always looked for the stories of the underrepresented.  Now as a Professor of Practice at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, Kjellstrand uses his background in rural journalism to teach the next generation of media about authenticity and care for the stories that are told  because as he says, ‘storytelling can be dangerous.’