Renee Griffin

Renee Griffin is the Executive Director of the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation, a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions and ending housing discrimination across Ontario. Before joining CERA, Renee practiced law in the community Legal Aid clinic system, primarily in the area of housing law. She received her LL.B from the University of Ottawa in 2008 and her Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2004. Formerly, Renee articled at the Canadian Environmental Law Association before becoming a project lawyer with CELA where she coordinated the Environmental Health, Equity and the Law: Making the Links Project while working on a number of law reform initiatives including children’s health, increasing public participation and environmental safety.