As democracies are growing all over the world, the number of organizations championing for migrant, human and civil rights are on the increase.
At the helm of the fight for the rights of these groups is the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), a UN agency that protects human rights across the globe. These organizations have been instrumental in ensuring justice and equality to all people irrespective of their color and origin.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
ADL is an organization that fights for the rights of Jewish people. It protects this group of individuals from anti-Semitism and hate. ADL fulfills its mandate by using activists, educators and experts to advocate for human, civil and migrant rights.
The organization was founded in 1913 as a civil and human right group. The firm has built its name as a leader in mobilizing and reminding nations of the importance of human and civil rights. It also participates in advising mediators on the best ways to solve solutions facing the diverse global society. ADL also fights to end the issues that delegitimize Israel.
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the co-founders of Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund, an organization launched after the two journalists were arrested for no genuine reasons. The duo is also the co-founders of Phoenix New Times, the newspaper that exposed corruption in Maricopa County that led to their detention. The group supports organizations that fight for migrant rights in Arizona.
During their case hearing, the court found the Sheriff guilty for arresting Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. The court then ordered a 3.75 million dollar compensation for the unlawful arrest. They then decided to use the money to launch Frontera Fund. Their motivation to sue the county was driven by the fact that they had fought tirelessly to see the implementation of the First Amendment rights.
Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI)
BAJI is a nonprofit organization that advocates for the importance of economic, racial, and social justice. Its main aim is to bring black immigrants together to fight for equality and fairness in legal systems. The organization was born to curb the increasing problem of structural racism and systemic discrimination in the United States. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
The group believes that African-Americans immigrants should be assimilated into the system and get empowered just like any other American. It calls for unity in fighting for discrimination that the nation is facing.