The advocacy of human, civil and immigrants’ rights are on the rise. This is as a result of the violation of human, civil, immigrants is constantly rising. The philanthropists have a duty of eradicating the oppression and injustices of the weak.
They are the voice of the people. There many groups that have been formed in the quest of solving this challenge. Some of the most named philanthropists’ groups include;
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
This group was formed by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. This duo is also the co-founders of ‘’The Phoenix New Times’’.
They are well known for winning their legal battles. Using their Frontera Fund, they support other humanitarian groups in Arizona and its vicinity.
The Frontera Fund began using the cash that the duo acquired as comprehension from the case of Sheriff Joe.
They published the Sheriff’s story as the headline of their newspaper. On learning what they had done, he was very outraged and arrested them at midnight from their homes. He then blindfolded them and took them to an anonymous location.
Lucky for them, the people had their back. They demonstrated demanding their release. The protests were fruitful, and they were freed within 24 hours.
When they went to court, the arrest was declared illegal. This was with claims that it never followed the right protocol. They, therefore, got compensation of $3.75 million, which they used to start their Frontera fund.
The group supports the humanitarian groups that share a common vision with them in Arizona and its vicinities.
The CHIRLA group spearheads the advocacy of immigrant rights in California. The 1986 Act is what inspired the formation of the group. The act prohibited the employees from employing undocumented individuals. This was going to encourage exploitation and abuse of labor.
The CHIRLA Group plans to use the power of the crowd strategy. This is by educating the public and changing their opinion. Through the public, they can now change the poor policies of human, immigrants and civil rights. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Village Voice Media | Wikipedia
The groups also fight private and public discrimination of immigrants. They also advocate for the immigrants’ rights to participate in democracy.
Through CHIRLA Group, the lives of many immigrants and their families have been changed.
Arizona Project Justice
The Arizona Project Justice, advocates for the justice of the prisoners. They are inmates who claim to be innocent. Sometimes the low-income earners may not afford funds to pay a lawyer for the defense.
This often leads to the well-up individuals going scot free as the innocent people serve sentences in jail. The Arizona Project Justice looks into such cases.
Sometimes inmates may suffer out of ailments in jail with no one helping them. The convicts have a right to medical care. The group fights for such individuals as well as those who claim to have serious ailments.
The efforts of the philanthropists, the sanity of the society are slowly being restored. The above are just a few of organizations that have shown commitment to the advocacy of human, immigration and civil rights.