Founder of the Citizen Empowerment Project
Jamil Jivani is a Canadian lawyer and visiting professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is the founder of the Citizen Empowerment Project, a public education organization focused on law and policy issues that impact youth, newcomers and low-income families. Jamil was named the 2015 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and delivered an acclaimed TED Talk in 2014 titled "How Racial Profiling Hurts Everyone, including the Police." He is a graduate of Yale Law School, York University and Humber College.