About Us

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Our Vision

To unite communities for an inclusive and welcoming society.

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Our Mission

To build interfaith understanding through dialogue, advocacy, and community engagement.

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Who We Are

Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam (CIDI) was formed in 2014. Its  goal is to foster interfaith understanding through active community  engagement and education. CIDI also  serves the Muslim community in  Southern Minnesota with financial resources, education, and leadership  opportunities.

CIDI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Staff & Board

Regina Mustafa, M.S.

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Founder, Executive Director

Chelsea Mir, M.S.

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Operations Assistant

CIDI Advisory Board

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Thank you to our Advisory Board members who are the heart of CIDI!

Awards

Champion of Diversity

February 2015

Awarded to Regina Mustafa by the Diversity Council of Rochester.

Bridge-Builder Award

December 2015

Awarded to Regina Mustafa by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

StArtUp Grant for the Arts

April 2016

Awarded to Pam Whitfield, Dawn Sanborn, and Regina Mustafa by the Rochester Downtown Alliance for the production of Hijab for a Day.

Rising Champion of Justice

November 2016

Awarded to Regina Mustafa by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN).

Mayor's Medal of Honor

December 2016

Awarded to Regina Mustafa by Mayor Ardell Brede, Mayor of Rochester, MN.

StArtUp Grant for the Arts

June 2018

Awarded to Pam Whitfield, Dawn Sanborn, and Regina Mustafa by the Rochester Downtown Alliance for the production of #USTOO.

Better Communities Grant

 Fall of 2019

CIDI was awarded a Better Communities Grant from Rochester Area Foundation towards the CIDI Empowerment Services/Center.