The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund was co-founded by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin to help the Hispanic community address issues of Civil, Human and migrant rights in the American state of Arizona. In addition to the advocacy of rights, the fund additionally champions for speech freedom and public participation for all parties. Read more: Jim Larkin | LinkedIn
Although the fund operates across Arizona, it has a huge presence on the La linea fronteriza; the Mexican Border. Its core values are achieved through community education and awareness program – enlightening the public of border rules, laws, and restrictions.
In collaboration with the program are other non-profit organizations at the border such as the Border Angels. Although founded independent of each other their mission and visions seem to tangle.
Border Angeles is Enrique Morones creation based in San Diego. Its operational line is in enforcing migrant rights and immigration reforms along with the minimization and eradication of immigrant deaths and suffering.
As the two organizations match operations, the Hispanic community is the main area of interest benefit.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund has been able to educate, enlighten, foster peaceful co-existence at the border, review immigration policies and by extension, their outreach programs have boosted living standards. Apparently, the US – Mexican border has the most favorable policing.
About Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
There is a harsh reality behind the birth of Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. First forward, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the founders who are close confidants and journalists.
Affiliated with Village Voice Media at the time they produced and advertised a release which was doomed unethical by Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County. As a result, therefore, they were arrested, detained and charged, but this was short-lived since the public pushed for their successful release.
Law suit nonetheless proceeded on, and it was discovered the arrest was unlawful. A settlement of $3.75 million helped launch the foundation. Today it has been able to command a huge following and fight for the humanity of not only the Hispanic community but for all.
Affirmatively, it has prevented violation, abuses, and racism altogether. The media now has the freedom to air out issues without fear of prosecution. The fund is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
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