Chris Stewart is founder and CEO of the Wayfinder Foundation, a nonprofit that invests in grassroots anti-poverty and education activism. Previously, he built relationships in urban communities as director of external affairs at Education Post, a public education advocacy nonprofit. Before that, Mr. Stewart was the founding executive director of the African American Leadership Forum, a cross-sector network of Black leaders working to develop and implement an urban policy agenda across five northwest states. In 2007 Mr. Stewart was elected to the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education. In that role, he helped establish the Office of New Schools, a department of the Minneapolis Public Schools that implemented school reform strategies. Mr. Stewart publishes articles online at Citizen.Education.