Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin Promote Justice through the Frontera Fund

According to the United Nations, everyone is entitled to human rights. Human rights refer to the freedom granted to every individual despite their sexual orientation, choice of culture, class or beliefs. Human rights were implemented in a bid to promote justice in the system of governance across the world.

The main aim of the creation of human rights is to generate a safe environment for individuals who feel threatened in the society because of their differences. Because of the existence of human rights, most cultures have shared their diversity and differences in a bid to embrace each other. The development of human rights consequently led to some human rights foundation concerned with humanity. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikepida and About Lacey and Larkin- Frontera Fund

Human Rights Foundation

Thor Halvorssen established the Human Rights Foundation. The nonpartisan organization promotes social justices by protecting human rights globally. The focus of the team is embedded in closed societies. Through this organization, people are united on the common basis of defending human rights as well as promoting liberal democracy. The mission of Human Rights Foundation is to initiate freedom across the world. The team at Human Rights Foundations seeks in particular to maintain the efforts of liberation in areas that consider it a threat.

Contribution

The Human Rights Foundation believes that everyone is entitled self-determination, freedom of speech, traveling, and association. This is because people in a free society deserve to be accorded fair treatment under the law.

The foundation also believes that all individuals must be granted the freedom to participate in the political landscape of their countries as through the policies is the state governed. HRF have a strong and fundamental expression when it comes to the conviction of freedom from exile, detainment or interfering with an individuals’ conscience. It is evident that HRF is highly supporting justice in the society.

Lacey and Larkin

Michael and Jim are the co-founders of two media forums, the Phoenix New Times as well as the Village Voice Media. Sherriff Arpaio Joe arrested the partners in an assignment that saw them disclosing the legal matters of a court proceeding. From the case, Michael and Jim parted with a cash settlement that they have decided to utilize by funding migrant rights organizations in Arizona.

The $3.75 million that resulted from their arrest will be channeled to the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund with the aim of supporting civil human and migrant’s rights foundations. The bill will also cover organizations that support freedom of speech in Arizona.

Learn more about Jim Larkin: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/