Advocacy Groups Defending Vulnerable Human Rights

Civil, human and migrant rights are usually facing high chances of being abused. Therefore many groups have been formed to protect them and have benefited many people who are currently living in peace. Some of the advocacy groups include:

The Advocates for Human Rights

The Advocates for Human Rights advocacy group primarily fights for human rights that are being infringed worldwide. The advocacy group works through agents who are located locally, regionally and globally to help people who are facing hard times after their rights have been abused. The Advocates for Human Rights has been serving for over thirty years protecting many people majorly children, women, and immigrants.

Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights under Law

Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights is an advocacy group that was established during the tenure of President John F Kennedy. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Jim Larkin | Crunchbase

The group was founded to fight against racial discrimination that was rampant during that time. With over five decades of serving, Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights under Law has benefited many people by protecting human rights to have everyone treated fairly around the country.

Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund

Lacey &Larkin Frontera Fund was founded by two prominent journalists, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. In October 2007, the co-founders were arrested after Sherriff Joe Arpaio sued them for publishing his story that was still in proceedings. Fortunately, they were proven to be innocent and received a court settlement of $3.75 million. The used the court settlement to establish the Lacey $ Larkin Frontera Fund to protect the rights of people around Phoenix, Arizona and beyond.

Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund has defended many people by supporting organizations that fight for civil, human and immigrant rights. Immigrants can access services such as justice and fair employment with the protection provided by the advocacy groups. Michael and Jim are also famous as the co-founders of Village Voice media and Phoenix New Times, major bestselling publications.

Amazon Watch

Amazon Watch is a one of its kind advocacy group protecting special people as it protects unique individuals living around the indigenous territories on Amazon basin. Amazon Watch protects the rights and culture of the people who are facing high chances of discrimination.

The Amazon communities highly value the rainforest territories being protected thus Amazon Watch serves to protect them. Many advocacy groups have been formed to protect the rights of people, to allow them to lead a comfortable and stable life.

Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin:

http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/