About Anthony

Anthony is a racial justice analyst & strategist, educator and lawyer. He is currently a Senior Strategic Advisor with the City of Toronto, focusing on intersectional social justice. In this role, he supports the City’s Social Development, Finance & Administration to develop and implement strategies, policies, planning and services that reduce intersecting inequalities faced by vulnerable Torontonians. Before this, he served as Manager of the City of Toronto’s Confronting Anti-Black Racism (CABR) Unit, which is responsible for implementing the Toronto Action Plan to Confront Anti-Black Racism. Prior to joining the City, Anthony was in private practice, specializing in the areas of civil, constitutional and criminal state accountability litigation. He has a special interest in anti-racist human rights advocacy, particularly in the area of anti-Black racism. He has appeared at various levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has also represented the interests of African Canadians before United Nations human rights treaty bodies. Anthony is a frequent legal, social and public affairs commentator on issues concerning race and racism, critical multiculturalism and critical race theory in Canada. He is also a co-founder of the Sentencing and Parole Project, a legal services non-profit which aims to reduce the over-incarceration of Black people in Canada. He is also a member of the Steering Group for Canada’s Black Justice Strategy. Anthony holds an MSc. in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, and an LL.B. and B.C.L. from McGill University, Faculty of Law. He also holds an Hons. B.A. from the University of Toronto in Ethics, Society & Law.

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