ADDRESSING ANTI-BLACK RACISM
Moya Teklu, B.A. (York) 2005, J.D. (Toronto) 2009, was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2010. She is a member of Legal Aid Ontario’s General Counsel’s Office and Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto – Faculty of Law. She is responsible for developing Legal Aid Ontario’s Racialized Communities Strategy and leading the creation of the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC). She regularly delivers training on anti-racism, unconscious bias, access to justice, and cultural competence to judges, justices of the peace, lawyers, adjudicators and regulators across the province and country. Moya has also worked as a Human Rights and Health Equity Specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Policy Research Lawyer at the African Canadian Legal Clinic. She has participated in proceedings before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. She is a member of the Equity Advisory Group at the Law Society of Ontario.