Ryan Bailey is a Content Specialist for the educational publishing industry. Ryan received his BA in English Education from Western Michigan University, his MA in Educational Leadership from Michigan State, and is a Nationally Board Certified teacher. He has participated in a variety of professional educational experiences including a Fulbright-Hayes exchange to Senegal and presentations to the National Council of Teacher’s of English. Ryan’s antiracism development began and continues within the context of the organizing work of Crossroads, his local congregation, and in the public schools. Ryan is also the co-owner of Two Birds Artisan Spirits, an artisanal spirits producer based in Southwest Michigan. An avid home-brewer, vintner, writer, reader, cook, traveler, niece/nephew spoiler, and tennis player, Ryan makes his home in Chicago, IL with his partner Joy.