Human, migrant, and civil rights are topics of utmost importance. Numerous groups have come out to advocate for these freedoms. Their goal is to make sure that these rights are upheld and honored.
These independent bodies serve to protect individuals from injustices that occur when their human, migrant, and civil rights are violated. One of the organizations that have been on the forefront in advocating for these freedoms is the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
The role of The American Civil Liberties Union in supporting human rights
The American Civil Liberties Union is charitable, nonpartisan organization who mission is to defend human rights. This group’s headquarters is in New York. The American Civil Liberties Union has more than 1.2 million registered members. This organization is led by Susan N. Herman and Anthony Romero.
The American Civil Liberties Union has been in existence since 1920 and was established with the aim of enhancing freedom of speech. Its mandate has over the years evolved, making the American Civil Liberties Union one of the most influential groups in the United States.
The American Civil Liberties Union operates on grants and donations given to them by members and well-wishers. This organization has assets worth millions and works on an annual budget of about $100.4 million. The American Civil Liberties Union has supported numerous causes, including protesting against the Guantanamo Bay detentions.
During these demonstrations, the American Civil Liberties Union worked in collaboration with Amnesty International to ensure that the inmates got fair treatment. Read more: Michael Lacey | Facebook and Jim Larkin | Crunchbase
Since 2012, the American Civil Liberties Union has made it clear that it supports numerous motions such as birth control and abortion, campaign funding, free speech, gun rights, and the lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender rights. The American Civil Liberties Union is the best-performing humanitarian organizations in the United States.
About The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is an organization that was established by Jim Larkin and Michel Lacey. This group is committed to funding migrant rights and providing solutions to problems surrounding immigrants.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is based in Arizona. This organization was formed by funds raised from a settlement case involving Sherriff Joe Arpaio and Jim Larkin and Michel Lacey. These two journalists settled on Arizona because they believed that this city was facing many immigrants’ related injustices.
Jim Larkin and Michel Lacey have endeavored to help people encountering discrimination in the society. The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund supports numerous organizations that share the same vision with them. Some of the groups that have benefited from the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund include:
- The American Immigration Council
- The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
- The Center for Neighborhood Leadership
- The Colibri Centre for Human Rights
- Arizona DREAM Act Coalition
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund recently expressed its rage following the removal of a six months program that served to protect young immigrants from deportation.
This organization mobilized other groups, including The ADAC, CNL, and Trans Queer Pueblo, to raise their voices against this injustice. The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is one foundation that is keen in fostering migrant rights