Craig DeLuz is a well known writer, actor, public speaker and media commentator in the Sacramento Region. He has appeared on ABC’s Nightline and done commentary and analysis for local NBC, CBS, ABC & Fox affiliates. He has also hosted local radio talk shows on KTKZ, KDEE & KJAY and been the subject of several articles in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times & the Sacramento Bee.
As an actor, Craig is best known for his work on stage. He has stared as “Louie” short for Lucifer in Calvary Christian Center’s original stage production, Oh Hell No: A Revelation of Hell, which he also helped write. He is also plays a major role as “Roman” in, and was the principal writer for another Calvary original, Jesse: A Modern day Easter Story. Craig has also played major roles in numerous other Calvary Christian Center productions including Where Are the Fathers, The Cup and Christmas at Myrtle’s House.
On film Craig played a principal role of as “Julio” in the groundbreaking in an independent film Dark Truths: The Movie in 3D. In California Kings, a crime-drama web series, he plays a a violent drug trafficker named “Andre”. Craig is also in the midst of producing his own web series, “DOA: Diary of An Assasin”” where he plays “Gideon” a hired killer with a moral code.
Craig is also a long-time community & political activist. He currently serves as the CEO for the Frederick Douglas Foundation of California, President of the Robla School Board. Currently as well as the Communications Director for the California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees (Cal-FFL), the state’s largest association of firearms retailers and manufacturers.
Craig’s resume as a community servant and political activist is equally as extensive. In 2000, he took over as the head of the Make a Difference Project a leading community group promoting volunteerism and civic engagement. As the Interim Executive Director with the Women’s Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento, the oldest African American organization in the state, Craig helped erase a $500,000 debt; and get the group back on track and develop a programmatic focus.