There have always been charities that help with human, civil, and migrant rights progress, but recently, with the Trump administration targeting immigrants and the freedom of the press, these organizations are needed more now than ever. Read more: Jim Larkin | Twitter and Michael Lacey | Twitter
The Frontera Fund
The Frontera Fund is a somewhat new organization, dating back to 2013. In the 5 years that The Frontera Fund has been active, they have partnered with dozens of organizations in order to make a change in hundreds of immigrants lives.
Michael and Jim, the founders of The Frontera Fund, aren’t Hispanic, but they focus their organizations efforts on the grounds of common enemies.
Joe Arpaio treated Hispanics horribly during his time as Sheriff Of Maricopa County. Sheriff Joe also targeted Michael and Jim with illegal arrests and unjust subpoenas. This is why Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are helping Hispanics.
The Frontera Fund works with charities such as the ACLU. The official Frontera Fund website also houses a variety of information an immigrant may find useful.
Make the Road New York
This organization is another charity that works in order to advance migrant rights. Make The Road New York specifically addresses the Trump administration in its mission statement, creating solutions to deal with Trump’s harsh policies towards immigration.
Make the Road New York is fighting for the rights of migrants with the organization of mobilization efforts. They also provide legal representation for immigrants and provide housing. Over 17,000 people benefit from the altruism of Make the Road New York every year.
Make the Road New York also has adult literacy programs, children’s education programs, and encourages leadership development by providing skill training and mentorships.
Mariposas Sin Fronteras
This organization’s goal is to assist detained LGBTQ immigrants in being released from these detainment facilities. The title of this organization translates to Butterflies without Borders. In the last six years, Mariposas Sin Fronteras has worked to release 27 detained immigrants from custody. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Michael Lacey | LinkedIn
The International Refugee Assistance Project
This charitable entity brings together a network of lawyers to provide pro-bono representation for refugees. The International Refugee Assistance Project is doing all they can to keep these refuges away from the dangers of their own country.
The International Refugee Assistance Project cites its values as accountability, innovation, and candor.
About Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin
Philanthropy is not the only noble venture of Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. For years, at the Phoenix New Times, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin worked to expose the brutal Sheriff of Maricopa County. In addition to owning The Frontera Fund, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin currently own Front Page Confidential together.