Larkin & Lacey Frontera Funds and the Major Civil, Human and Migrant Right Organizations

Many private institutions promote civil, human and migrants rights. These agencies assist people who are victims of discrimination by fighting the common cause hence execute international human rights morals that advocate a civil community and reinforce the rule of law.

Different organizations defend these rights in the United States and globally through legal means as per the laws that govern a given country. However, these groups need funds as they are non-profitable and non-governmental groups which do not have a diplomatic source of money.

One of the groups that support these organizations is the Lacey & Larkin Frontera Funds established by Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey as the co-founders.

The team originated from Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media where it raises money which gets used to support these organizations that advocate civil, human and migrant’s rights.

The two journalists had written a story about Sheriff Joe Arpaio where they got arrested on October 18th, 2007 on that night at their homes. They had exposed a story about grand jury proceedings that pursued reporter’s notes on reports touching on the sheriff.

The incident raised $3.75 million which make the most of the support to these civil, human and migrant’s rights organizations. Lacey & Larkin Frontera Funds also supports freedom of speech and public involvement all over Arizona and the Mexican border.

Groups That Promote Civil, Human and Migrant Rights

NAACP Legal Defend Fund is an organization fighting for racial justice, and it educates individuals against racism. Founded in 1909, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is among the civil rights organization in the United States acting as a bi-racial institution. It protects persons discriminated through skin color and fights for their rights as citizens of United States.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency that actively fights for migrants and provides refuge for the affected group.

Founded in 1950, UNHCR serves lives and protect the rights of migrants who get considered refugees. They offer homes for the affected and enhance a better future for these people

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) is an organization that fights for civil rights nationally. It’s devoted to protecting disabled people by safeguarding and improving the rights allocated for them.

It undertakes its mandate through educating, training and promoting civil rights to all people who have contact with disabled persons. Founded in 1979, DREDF serves Berkeley, California, Washington DC in the USA to ensure that all civil rights remain active and functional.

Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin:

https://about.me/michael-lacey
http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/jim-larkin/