During this challenging times, the world is unstable, beating the drums of war from all corners.
Human rights violation continue besides having working governments and international institutions such as, and human rights. It is a human virtue to help those in need. Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
It’s being made possible through civil, human rights groups that raise the plight of the less fortunate to the world to get them help of informing against the vices and plights they struggle with.
The civil groups and the NGO, s identify a problem or a disconnect in the society, and they try to bridge it through various ways. It may include public education to help people understand the issues, helping those in need through resources and emotional support and seeking justice and reconciliation if need be.
The co-founders of Phoenix new times and village voice media Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have started a humanitarian group with the funds they received as settlement for the unlawful arrest by Sherriff Joe Arpaio, on October 18, 2007, by Maricopa County.
They were arrested in the middle of the night at their homes after they had written an exposure revealing a cover-up for the Sherriff in a grand jury.
The settlement of 3.75 million went to Lacey & Larkin Frontera fund whose intention was to support groups that advocate for civil, human, migrant’s rights, freedom of speech and civic participation throughout Arizona and the Mexican border. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia
Civilian groups work to confront or advise the governments on how to handle and treat it citizenry equally in matters representation, fundamental human rights among others.
Migrants are also people who traveled from their countries or ran in search of better lives, persecution or war. Under the UN charter, there are fundamental rights accorded to them are given, such people. Many of the countries, however, turn a blind eye to them leaving the people to suffer worse fates in the camps in the country.
Humanitarians and human rights groups work towards ensuring such people get the required help, fundamental rights and even advocate for their integration within the community when there no other options.
These groups also are valuable as they keep a watchful eye on the governments and point out faults on behalf of the ordinary citizen. They advocate for their rights and condemn lousy governance and corruption.
The groups act as a mirror of society so we can see the fault within and solve them before they grow to be cancer that can destroy the nation a whole.