Advocates for Civil, Human and Migrant Rights

The Advocate for Human Rights is a global organization that has joined with others to fight for human rights. The group has been in existence for more than 30 years. It has been able to create programs that have changed the lives of refugees, immigrants, religious minorities, children, marginalized communities, and women at the local, national and international level.

The group has created and maintained lasting comprehensive and holistic change at all levels of its engagement. The organization was founded in 1983 and solely relies on the support of powerhouse of partners and volunteers who are motivated to strive and make a difference.

The advocate for Human Rights is tasked with investigating and exposing human rights violators as well as representing immigrants and refugees who are seeking asylum. They also train and assist groups that protect human rights, children or engage in public and policy making process.

The mission of The Advocate for Human Right is to implement local, national and international human rights standards to promote civil societies and foresee reinforcement of the rule of law.

Through the involvement of volunteers in their legal research, advocacy, and education, the organization have been able to build broad constituencies within the United States and on various selected global communities. Additionally, the group is also recognized by Charity Navigator and by Guided Star due to its Nonprofit Profile’s Gold Participation Level and high level of commitment to nonprofit transparency.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin involvement in Frontera Fund

Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media is a group co-founded by Lacey and Jim.

It has been very instrumental in raising funds to financially help migrant rights organization spread across Arizona through The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund Organization. However, the two co-founders were arrested in the middle of the night. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/relevant-links/

The arrest was based on a shameful and outrageous arrest plot by the Maricopa County Sheriff, in an attempt to destroy New Times. The $3.75 million settlement highly motivated their arrest that took place in October 2007.

Additionally, they were also jailed the same time immediately after revealing their existence of the grand jury proceedings that sought notes from various reporters concerning articles exposing Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are among the many individuals across different regions in the United States who want real change and respect for the rights of migrants and human rights in general. They have developed iconic brands that have a strong connection with their community. Their journalism strategies have been emulated by many in this field.

They have raised the bar to a significant level that is giving valuable rewards to their communities. Based on the principle of being agile and adapting methods that will change human rights and needs, The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund will continue supporting groups that advocate for civil, civic participation, freedom of speech, and human and migrant rights throughout Arizona.

This will be aimed at improving the living standard of the community. Their dedication is a clear indication that everyone has a part to play in making human rights principles a reality.

Read more:

Michael Larcey | Crunchbase
Michael Larcey | Twitter