In the revolutionary world, there has cropped up many non-governmental organizations that are championing for civil, human and migrants’ rights. The aim of these groups is to target group of people who may fall victim of denial of their human rights. However, most of these organizations work towards a common course of ensuring that there is total and equal justice to every individual.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, who are the founder of “Larkin and Lacey FronteraFund”, are committed in fighting for the rights of immigrants in Arizona. This foundation was formed after Michael and Jim, who are journalists, broadcasted a story concerning Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
The two were wrongly arrested. After the court of appeal annulled their case, they were compensated $3.75 million for wrongful imprisonment. They decided to invest this money; that was meant for their settlement; in their organization “Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund”.
Apart from advocating for migrants’ rights, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are similarly committed in fighting for human and civil rights. They are dedicated in helping the less fortunate, needy and low-income earners families so as to enjoy equal rights and opportunities as the others.
Another group that is committed in advocating for these rights is “America Immigration Lawyers Association” (AILA). It’s a non-profit making organization founded in the year 1946 by a group of lawyers and other legal professionals. The main objective of the group is to educate vulnerable individuals on legal matters and also offering consultation services. Learn more about Lacey and Larkin: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/ and http://www.phillypurge.com/2017/06/23/jim-larkin-michael-lacey-make-the-list-of-civil-rights-protectors/
The Coalition for Human Immigrant Rights is another leading institution that advocates for migrants’ rights. It was found in 1986 for this specific purpose. It’s focused in ensuring that there is a free mobility of individuals in democracy participation. It ensures that all people are inclusive under the same statutory law and no discrimination to any individual.
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law is an institution formed in 1963 after a request by the then president of America, John F. Kennedy. The main goal is to advocate for civil rights and also ensuring that there is zero tolerance to racial discrimination. It also fights for equality in available opportunities particularly to the minority groups.
Most of these advocacy groups are always involved in defending human rights even if it calls for legal battles. This is to ensure that every individual enjoys equal opportunities, rights and no racial discrimination as stipulated by law