Philanthropists are very vital in the society. They work and fight to ensure that justice and freedom prevail in the nation. This is because some isolated people in the community do not have a voice. They end up adopting the injustices in their life.
Philanthropists spend their money and time to ensure everyone is treated as equals. Human, civil, immigrant rights and freedom of expression are the commonly abused rights. Many organizations have been formed in an attempt to bring awareness to the community and restore liberty in the society. Some of this agencies include;
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
The Frontera fund was created by the owner of The Phoenix New Times. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have had a history of winning their battles. The two were able to see that the first amendments were made.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin published the evil actions that the sheriff had been involved in and supported. This was a very confident act, given that the sheriff was a much-respected personality in the community. No one would have ever decided to choose that path.
When the sheriff learned what Lacey and Larkin had done, he ordered their arrest. They were arrested from their home and taken to an unknown location. The public demonstrated leading to their release.
Later, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin were taken to court. The judge declared them innocent claiming the arrest was illegal. They also got a settlement of $3.75 million. Lacey and Larkin used the settlement to begin the Frontera Fund. The first beneficiaries of their project were the Arizona Settlers.
The Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin Frontera Fund has continued to fight for immigrants’ rights. They are currently involved in the rescue of DACA foundation. Read more: Jim Larkin | LinkedIn and Michael Lacey | Twitter
DACA foundation assists individuals who are in the states illegally. Their qualifications that every candidate must have to be a qualified member of DACA. Currently, there more than 800000 individuals benefiting from the scheme.
The DACA foundation is on the edge of being closed after the Texas AG ordered the Trumps government to shut it down. Nine officials seconded him.
However, the Frontera Fund involvement has brought relief to the members after promising to bring the foundation to stability.
The DACA foundation has significantly been affected by the allegations. This is because it can neither accept new members nor renew memberships.
The Advocates for Human Rights
The Advocates for Human Rights group have been in existence for 30 years. The group fights for human rights in all levels: local, regional and global levels. The team has improved lives of immigrants, women, and children in the 30 years.
The Advocates for Human Rights have many supporters who contribute to the success of their projects. Their staff, volunteers, and partners have helped them implement the international standards for human rights. They have worked hard to ensure the standards are maintained.
Everyone has a right to justice. The philanthropists have made it their business, to see that every member of the society enjoys justice and equality. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin Frontera Fund, and the Advocates for Human Rights are good examples of humanitarians groups that have restored equality in the society.