Dr. Shawn Ginwright, a leading national expert on African American youth activism and development. He is an Associate Professor of Education in the Africana Studies Department at San Francisco State University and the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Flourish Agenda, a social impact and research company that provides information, and strategies that improve outcomes for youth of color. He is the author of Hope and Healing in Urban Education and Black Youth Rising, Activism and Radical Healing in Urban America among numerous others publications.