Michael Lacey, Jim Larkin & Others in the Crusade on Human Rights

With all the injustice and unspeakable acts going on against people due to race, creed, color, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, and so forth, advocates for civil, human, and migrant rights are always needed. And even if things seem peaceful with any and other groups of people, there is always a need for advocates to make sure there is no unjustifiable acts trying to initiate.

Advocates, such as The Advocates for Human Rights, are fighting for the rights of different groups constantly. Located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, this organization began during the forefront of the global human rights movement.

This is a 501(c)(3) organization that makes and keeps comprehensive, lasting, and holistic change on a global, national, and local scale. Volunteers, supporters, partners, board members, supporters, and personnel implemented human rights standards for the promotion of civil society and for the reinforcement of the rule of law.

They have been fighting the good fight for over 30 years for the betterment of the lives of immigrants, refugees, women, religious minorities, ethnic minorities, children, and other marginalized communities.

They perform investigations and exposes violations of human rights, represent refugees and immigrants seeking asylum, assist and train groups that protect human rights, engage the policy-makers, the public, and children, and push for advocates and legal reform for sound policy.

The following are just a handful of events that they have recently been a part of for human rights, civil, and migrant rights: a human rights awards dinner, a campaign for a new stand with immigrants, their response to the White House executive orders on immigration, informing the UN Human Rights Council about hate groups’ incidents proliferating in the US, and the released report on labor trafficking and labor exploitation.

About The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund is owned by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin who both dedicated to fight for human rights with the $3.75 million settlement they won as a result of an unjustifiable arrest.

Mike Lacey and Jim Larkin are the co-founders of the Village Voice Media and Phoenix New Times. On October 18, 2007, they were arrested by Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County.

They were seized from their homes in the late night hours and jailed after the revelation of the existence of grand jury proceedings seeking reporters’ article notes about the Sheriff.

Also, the citizens’ identities who read online stories by the New Times involving the Sheriff were alarmingly demanded by grand jury subpoenas. Due to these incidences, they sued the county resulting in the settlement from the ninth circuit court of the United States Court of Appeals.

And since then, Lacey and Larkin have been devoted to funding migrant rights organizations throughout Arizona. They support advocating groups for migrant, human, and civil rights as well as participate in civic activities. They also support freedom of speech throughout Arizona to the Mexican border, aka la línea fronteriza.

Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/ and http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/