There are many organizations globally whose main focus is human rights. The priority of the organizations that support human rights is to ensure their target group’s lives and rights are not violated by others. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
The organizations also ensure to keep their respective governments on their toes to ensure all peoples are comfortable and living the rightful lives they deserve.
Besides ensuring the rights of their target groups, these organizations have been known for their philanthropic work, a situation that has put their respective founders in the limelight for being selfless. These organizations include Lancey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Amnesty International.
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is one of the numerous organization founded to advocate an champion for, civil and migrant rights. The organization was founded by two renowned journalists from Arizona, Jim Larkin, and Michael Lacey, with a sole purpose of funding all the migrants all over Arizona.
Lacey and Larkin are also the co-founders of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media. They raised their funds after their arrest by Sherriff Joe Arpaio. They were arrested by Sherriff Joe Arpaio in 18th October 2007 because they revealed proceedings covering Sherriff corrupt deeds. They were arrested from their home in the middle of the night. Their illegal arrest enabled them to raise $3.75 million, which they all channeled to their foundation.
Lancey and Larkin Frontrera Fund has been taking part in many charity works. It is committed to offering financial aid to immigrants and other human right activists. It funds other organizations like the Fundacion Mexico which is based in Southern Arizona by sponsoring the education of worthy immigrants of Arizona from Mexico.
Besides, it empowers other Arizonans who are in pro-education programs, taking leadership training and sponsors the education of other vulnerable Arizonans. It also helps individuals solve issues that have led and arising from their deportation. Read more: Jim Larkin | LinkedIn and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
Amnesty International is another organization that that has been known to press for human rights. Amnesty International is globally recognized for advocating for rights of prisoners, refugee rights, the oppressed and vulnerable, and children. It has successfully led to the abolition of death penalty in some countries.
It also helps individuals who have been through gender-based violence. It researches about oppression, finds the right facts then organizes peaceful rallies to expose the negativity of the oppressor. It then makes the oppressor respect the rights of the vulnerable group being oppressed.