A Peaceful, meaningful World with Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin
December 18, 2017
The fight for human, civil and immigrants’ rights have been there since time immemorial. Most individuals are rigid and are not willing to resolve their ways and make a difference in the world.
The mistreatment and exploitation of the poor is currently a global concern. Many philanthropic groups have been founded to neutralize the situation. Some of these groups include;
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the founders of this group. The duo is a journalist. They are the co-founders of the Phoenix New Times.
Lacey and Larkin have been known for fighting for their first amendment rights. The two went ahead and did the unthinkable. They published the evil deeds of the Sheriff as their newspapers headlines. This was a confident act because the Sheriff was a respected man in the society whose path no one would try to cross.
When Sheriff Joe heard what they had done, he arrested them and took them to an unfamiliar location. Due to public demonstrations, they were released. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
They took the Sheriff to court. They were confirmed innocent and got $3.75 million as compensation for the unlawful arrest. They used this money to start the Frontera Fund.
The Advocates for Human Rights
The Advocates for Human Rights has helped fight many human rights battles. They fight at all levels; local, regional and international levels. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/jim-larkin/
The group has been in the field for more than 30 years now. It has supporters and well-wishers who have contributed largely to their success. The groups aim to create a uniform perspective of human rights internationally and see that it is followed.
The group also researches on people who are violating human rights and ensure they are punished. Besides this, the group helps immigrants get shelter.
The Advocates for Human Rights has helped improve the lives of women, children and immigrants families.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)
The CHIRLA Group is based in California. Its goal is to improve the lives of Immigrants and their families.
The group operates on the leverage of the crowd. They aim at changing the opinion of the public and using that power to introduce good policies and get rid of bad policies.
The group was founded as a result of the 1986 act. The act illegalized the employment of