LLM Candidate Osgoode Hall Law School,Consultant,Mediator,Trainer, founder of Legal Tech & Equity and PreventCRP (Consumer Racial Profiling)
Tomee Elizabeth Sojourner has a B.A. Honours (Carleton), an M.A. in Social Justice and Equity Studies (Brock), and she is an LLM Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Tomee has over twenty years experience working as a consultant and facilitator in the areas of human rights, diversity, anti-racism, risk assessments, organizational development and community engagement. She is founder of Prevent CRP, a Toronto-based community organization with a mandate to address consumer racial profiling. Tomee is also founder of Legal Tech and Equity: Innovating with Race in Mind. Tomee has subject matter expertise in private security, consumer engagement and addressing consumer racial profiling. Her work has featured in the media, including the New York Observer, Cuisine Noire Magazine (U.S.), the Toronto Star, CBC Marketplace, and CBC's Metro Morning.
I am looking for a light at the end of the aisle. This light is where consumer racial profiling is no longer part of the daily shopping experiences of many racialized and Indigenous consumers in Ontario. Each CRP story ends with the targeted person describing feeling left stripped of their dignity, humiliated, embarrassed, fearful and vulnerable.