Civil, human and migrant’s rights have in many times gotten ignored leading to the weak and minority individuals in the society live in fear of discrimination.
Nonpartisan and private organizations have risen to fight for these rights and promote equality to all people in any part of the world. Human rights organizations protect these rights through different means from courts, media, training, and education to all persons.
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is one of the groups that has stood tall in supporting organizations in advocating civil, human and migrant’s rights. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, as the co-founders, through the Frontera Funds, raise money and aid organizations to fight for these civil liberties. Again, the group assists freedom of speech and community response for the people of Arizona and the Mexican border.
On October 18th, 2007, the journalists won an appeal case again Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio who arrested them unlawfully and got compensated with $3.75 million.
They used the money in funding some of the organizations to assists in protecting civil, humans and migrant’s rights. The two journalists are the co-owners of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media where they raise money for the campaign.
Organization Advocating for Civil, Human and Migrants’ Rights
Organizations that promote these right are all over the world while some function locally, nationally or globally. Some of the famous bodies include;
Coalition for Humane Immigrants’ Rights (CHIRLA)
The institution remains actively involved in migrants rights protecting immigrant families and persons. Located in California, CHIRLA advocate for freedom of movement and enhances democracy among individuals. Read more: Michael Lacey | Wikipedia
The National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)
The organization fights explicitly for civil rights to eradicate racism among individuals. Formed in 1909, NAACP advocates for justice for African American people who, in many years, received injustice over their skin color.
The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)
It’s an organization that operates by implementing legal measures to protect women and families. Founded in 1972 by Marcia Greenberger, the agency is a non-profitable institution that rose when female staff and law students complained of low pay at the Center for Law and Social Policy.
Pen America (PEN)
Pen America Center is an organization that fights for free expression, improve literature and progress international literary society’.
It’s based in New York City and founded in 1922. It helps writers and minority individuals in the community who live discriminated to speak up and heard at all levels in the society.
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