Oppression of the minority has become a global issue. This is because many governments are reluctant in punishing the violators of human, civil and immigrant’s rights.
As a result, discrimination of the poor is on the rise. Many philanthropic groups have been formed to fight this injustices and inequalities in the society. Philanthropists are the few committed individuals who are ready to fight until they restore the sanity in the society. Some of these humanitarian groups include;
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
The Frontera Fund was founded by the two journalists, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. The two are the co-founders of the Phoenix New Times.
Lacey and Larkin spend a substantial part of their career life, fighting for their rights. Their first success was on implementing the first amendment rights.
Lacey and Larkin acquired the money that they used to set the Frontera Fund from the case of Sheriff Joe, as apprehension compensation. This is after they published the evil deed of the sheriff on their first page of their newspaper.
When they learned what they had done, he arrested them and took them to a secret location. The public demonstrated and demanded their release. As a result, they were set free within 24 hours. Read more: Jim Larkin | Angel.co and Michael Lacey | Facebook
After they go their freedom, they took Sherriff Joe to court, where they were declared innocent and received a $3.75 million compensation. It is this money that they used to begin the Frontera Fund.
The Frontera Fund supports other groups in Arizona that share a common goal with them. Their goal is ensuring that the human, immigrants and civil rights are observed. They also work to see that everyone enjoys the freedom of expression.
The DACA Foundation.
Their Immigrants who have been living in the USA for a very long time. Although these individuals are undocumented, they are the citizens of the USA. They have invested their time and talents in ensuring that the welfare of the country is at its best.
These are the persons that the DACA Organization sort to assist. This is by ensuring there are not deported. The group ensures that the members have an addition of two years. The member has the liberty to choose what they want to do with their time. In the case where the period ends before the member achieve what they wanted, a renewal is allowed.
The DACA Foundation has saved very many people from deportation. Currently, it has a membership of more than 800000 members.