Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are known to be the great philanthropist in the society. They are the cofounders of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media that articulates for the human rights in the society. The two channel the money from the arrest by Sheriff Joe Arpaio to support the organizations of the migrants’ rights across the Arizona.
They were arrested upon the revelation of the grand jury proceedings existence on the article that was covering Sheriff. After winning the case, they were paid $3.75 million as compensation. What caused a great stir of the matter is after the grand jury subpoenas called for those who were the readers of the News-Times stories. Read more: Phoenix New Time
Mike Lacey and Jim Larkin had a common idea after their compensation, and they decided to put the money in supporting the groups that were advocating for the civil and migrant rights and freedom of speech for those who are raising the voice against the oppression in the Arizona.
One of the beneficiary organizations of the Lacey and Larkin is American Immigration Council. The organization is the non-profit organization that is based in the Washington D.C. The main agenda of the group is to set the right of the immigrants to flow along the line of expectation.
It educates the immigrants through the international exchange programs about the rights and teaches citizens on the past and present contribution of the immigrants to the American culture. The goals and the mission of the organization according to their policy are to achieve justice for the immigrants according to the law by honoring the Constitution.
Another organization that worked in advocating for the human and immigrants are the Arizona under the support of Lacey and Larkin is DREAM Act Coalition. The group was founded by undocumented students. The group was advocating for the positive ways in response to the harsh law that was prompted undocumented students to pay expensive out-of -state tuition and put them out of the scholarship list. The central universities that saw the emergence of the move were Arizona State University and Stanford University.
Arizona Justice Project also gained support from Lacey and Larkin. The group is known to be the most justice call that represents the poor in the society. As it is known in the Arizona that the justice was blind to the indigent people the organization came up with an idea and put up a concrete foundation for the representation of the poor and cracked the hard shell of the injustices to the poor.
The effort of the organization has earned recognition across the globe for good representation of the indigent inmates in the Arizona whose innocence has gone unheeded.
Lacey and Larkin also extended their support to the Justice That Works organization. The group acted as the measure of the success on how much lives of individuals have improved in the society. Furthermore, it also empowers the society so as to set up a healthy and safer place from the grassroots.
As a matter of fact, Mike Lacey and Jim Larkin played a substantial role in the society through their charitable mission and support to organizations that support the civil, human and migrants rights.