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  Crenshaw, Dwayne
NameDwayne Crenshaw
San Diego, California , United States
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Born May 22, 1970 (47 years)
ContributorSummer Intern
Last ModifedRBH
Mar 21, 2013 04:28pm
Tags Gay -
Info Dwayne Crenshaw was born to Sarah and Reverend Booker T. Crenshaw and raised in the Fourth City Council District of San Diego.

At 13, Dwayne began eight years of volunteering with World Impact, a community-based organization that works with youth and families. Dwayne assisted his father's non-profit organization in bringing the Children's Defense Fund's Summer Freedom School program to San Diego, which provided a safe, educational environment for middle school aged youth.

Dwayne attended Patrick Henry High School, setting aside money to attend college. He earned his degree in Education at San Diego State University. Dwayne became a teacher for at-risk youth at Horton Elementary, where he had been a student.

Dwayne then became a Jesse Marvin Unruh "Assembly Fellow" in our State Capitol and worked with State Senator Jack O'Connell and Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante on important laws, including elder abuse prevention and keeping guns out of kids' hands. Dwayne also worked as a policy analyst for both the City and County.

Dwayne has given his knowledge and experience back to our community as a board member of the Encanto Neighborhoods Community Planning Group.

Dwayne Crenshaw worked toward the goal of bringing more business and supporting existing small businesses as Director of Community Ownership for the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, an organization committed to community development in southeastern San Diego. As part of the Market Creek Plaza economic development team, Dwayne helped bring essential services to the community and create more than 100 new jobs.

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