Human Rights Organization

As human beings we are afforded basic civil, and human rights. Sometimes immigrant workers are forced to bear conditions that are a violation to their rights in many ways.

This is a global problem and not one only in the United States. There are groups that work to insure these rights are upheld. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikipedia

The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization is a non-profit group started in 1968 after his death. This group began as a memorial to Robert Kennedy and his dream of a fair and peaceful world.

Larkin and Lacey also sponsor an award that is given yearly to honor the work being done in human rights. The award is a prestigious honor and the nominees are looked at rigorously before by experts through the human rights field.

Another group is Avocats Sans Frontieres a group that looks to offer people justice in lands where their basic human rights are non existant. What started as an idea by a group of solicitors and barristers was brought to fruition by a group of Belgium lawyers.

This organization has helped people in Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda to name just a few of the places receiving help from the ASF. The goal is to get people of all levels fair and equitable justice and human rights.

The Larkin & Lacey Fund is a human rights organization that started after the unfair arrest of the two founders for receiving and revealing grand jury information involving Sheriff Arpaio of Maricopa County turned out to be completely unjust. This grand jury had never convened and the two men ended up suing for 3.75 million dollars and winning.

With these winnings they started the Larkin & Lacey Fund to make a difference. While dealing with groups that handle civil and human rights they also want the freedom of speech emphasized for all groups. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: https://michael-lacey.com/ and http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/michael-lacey/

The Larkin & Lacey Fund supports organizations like the Kino Border Initiative which highlights all that is wrong with our immigration system. By offering food, clothing, and care to deportees the hope with the Kino Border Initiative is to make a difference for deportees during a very traumatic time.

They also support the Arizona Justice Project which offers help to indigent people lost in the criminal justice department that could be innocent or have received sentences unfitting to the crime. The amount of organizations helped by the Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund is amazing.

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