The CAIR San Diego Board is delighted to announce to the San Diego community, partners and supporters that effective today, January 22nd, 2019, Dustin Craun joins CAIR San Diego as Executive Director. Dustin brings several years of experience and fresh ideas to our team. Dustin Craun is a writer, community organizer, scholar, and digital media strategist. His work in digital media has been featured in over 200 global publications, and his writings on race, philosophy, and Islamic studies have been published in academic journals and popular publications. He is the founder of Beyond Borders Studios, a digital creative agency, and one of the Co-founders of MPower Change, one of the largest Muslim led social and racial justice organization in the US. He has worked in faith-based community organizing and building community institutions for the last fifteen years. He has traveled extensively around the world in 25 countries and lived and worked in Malaysia, Ghana, Morocco, and Mexico. He is currently finishing two books for publication: White Benevolent Innocence: Race and the Construction of White Identity 1492-2018 and Decolonizing the Heart in an Upside Down World.
CAIR San Diego Board is looking forward to introducing him to the community at large, strengthening our team and continuing the important work to serve our community.