Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are among the philanthropist that have made a lot of changes in the United States. The concern the two had on the community was related to the issues facing the immigrants residing in the United States.
The significant part that attracted the attention of the Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin was the situation of the oppression of the immigrants in the city of Arizona. The two realized the state while carrying out the activities in their field of journalism. They then decided to venture fully into the arena with one intention of putting off the violation of the human rights and create a balanced society.
The step of the Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin in bringing transformation to the community came with a lot of challenges. They set up an organization called Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media which acted as the voice of the oppressed in the society.
The primary objective of the group was to allow all the operation promoting democracy prioritized. The measures that were driving the goals of the agency were set by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. They had a better hand of exploring all the opportunities to take the organization to the peak point due to the experience they had gained in the field. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://frontpageconfidential.com/michael-lacey-jim-larkin-arpaio-frontera-fund-first-amendment/ and http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
The mission of the team was to finance all the other unions in the society which were fighting for the human rights but were experiencing financial obstacle. The commitment of the Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin bore fruits to the mission of the organization in various regions of the United States. Several institutions which had the agenda of uniting the society through strategic moves came together and fought for a common goal as a unit.
Furthermore, the programs carried out by the agency sensitized the immigrants on matters of their human rights and how they are supposed to be treated. The step created a new phase of the war against violation of human rights in most parts of the United States.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin also extended their support by sharing the managerial skills to the management of the small organization. The prudent moves by the two attracted support from various humanitarians’ authorities across the globe. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Michael Lacey | Twitter
In 2007, Larkin and Lacey were arrested after the publication of the information in their article concerning the proceeds of the grand jury. The commands came from Sheriff, and they faced the ordeal while exercising their roles of journalism in their house. The information in the magazine targeted the public audience to be informed on the evil practices taking place.
The authorities felt they were the primary target and opened the case for the two. The public created commotion and demanded the two journalists to be freed. Their claim was dropped and compensated a colossal amount of $3.75 million.
Larkin and Lacey invested the money in pushing for the programs supporting human rights and democracy in the society. For instance, part of it was used in boosting campaign championing for freedom of speech.
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are dedicated philanthropists who fight for the rights of immigrants and democracy in the society.