Globally, there are so many human rights and freedoms that are being violated by those in power. From immigrants abuse, violation of the free speech to civil rights, and many others. If it wasn`t for organizations that advocate for civil, human and migrant rights the earth will not be worth living especially in Arizona.
American Civil liberties Union (ACLU) is one of the organizations that fight so hard advocating for human rights. It is based in Arizona and was established in 1959. It has had good track record in challenging unconstitutional Arizona legal laws which are unfit to some human race.
The organization has won various cases in court and even overturned the state law. They are responsible for the banning of the multiracial marriages. Larkin and Lacey also helped in petitioning a federal class action litigation.
The American Civil Liberties Union has been defending the freedom of speech especially for laborers and went ahead winning an appeal that denied immigrants bails. The organization pushed up a policy that required those practicing law to enforce immigration in the state of Arizona. It was through their tireless struggles that made some legislation to be banned and declared unconstitutional. Read more: Jim Larkin | Twitter and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenged the Arizona Governor Jan Brewer order. An order that denied immigrants from having the driving licenses even after being permitted by to reside in the USA. The organization is also working toward challenging several Arizona`s laws especially those allows working with fake documents.
Arizona Dream Act Coalition is another organization that fights for affordable fees, human rights, education rights and migrants’ rights. It was formed by a group of student who named them as dreamers. They wanted to seek ways that could respond to a law that discriminated undocumented students who paid higher tuition fees so that they can be eligible for public scholarship benefits.
For the organizations fighting for human, civil and migrant rights to work to their best level, Lacey and Larkin require Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin came up with Frontera Fund so that they can support and finance the activist of human, civil and migrants’ rights. The two journalist started Frontera Fund from a large amount of money the duos received compensation as a result of arrest which was made by Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Sheriff Joe uses to detain and abuse the migrants by use of his power.
Lacey and Larkin are the ones who founded Phoenix News Times & Village Voice Media. Being the professional journalist, they have aired their views concerning human, migrants` and civil rights in different occasions. Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund has been supporting SySTEM Phoenix, which motivates and encourage learners through College Xtrip tours.