Daily Archives: December 3, 2017

Non-Profit Organizations that Fight for civil, Human and Migrant Rights

Majority of organizations at the forefront in promoting human, civil and migrants’ rights are non- governmental. Their principal beneficiaries are victims who have faced discrimination actions. They train the victims on their rights and lawful options to follow. Below are some of the groups in support for civil, migrant’s and human rights.

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law

The organization was established in 1963, through the intervention of John F. Kennedy a former USA President. The non-governmental group is unbiased, and supports civil rights intended to eliminate ethnic discrimination. Learn more about Lacey and Larkin: http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/michael-lacey/

The group committee campaigns against components that contribute to economic difference and cultural bias. It advocates for equal opportunities for the marginalized groups. The committee represents African Americans and fights for their justice.

The Advocate for Human Rights

The group represents victims around the world. They are based locally, regionally and even internationally. The Advocate for Human Rights group improves the human rights standards, through the support from its partners and volunteers.

For over 30 years, the team has supported immigrants, children and women to attain justice. The organization focuses on strengthening the law and makes sure all victims facing discrimination are well represented.

ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project

The group is in the forefront in protecting the immigrants civil and human rights. ACLU organization fights for justice through litigation, advocacy and outreach programs. They are assisted by the supreme court in the execution of lawsuit programs. Through the support of the group executive members Mike and Jim, immigrants are granted justice as required by law.

Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund

Phoenix New Times founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are philanthropist donors. They fund other human rights activists in support for human, civil and immigrants’ rights. The two investors fell victims of injustice after publishing a story about a sherrif.

They were arrested and released within 24 hours after a loud cry by the nation. The journalists sued the sheriff for misuse of power and won the case. They received a settlement of $3.75 million.

Lacey and Larkin were victims of discrimination as new citizens of U.S. The two investors decided to use the settlement and start the Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund initiative to fund the activists for the immigrant’s human rights. The initiative has enabled several advocates to reach victims of discrimination.

The fight for immigrants, civil and human rights calls for partnership of all non-governmental organizations. Mobilization of more resources to attain the required goals must be done in collaboration by all players in the sector. More partners like the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund should support the groups that fight for the immigrants’ rights.

Simple Home Improvement Tips for Before the Winter

It is already the holiday season. Winter will soon set in. Here are some home improvement and home maintenance tasks you should take care of before the winter.

First of all, make sure to check that your smoke detectors are working. You especially need to do this if you use a fireplace and a chimney. You can just press the test button on your smoke detectors to check if they are working. You should also replace your batteries. If your smoke detector is old, you should replace it as well.

Make sure you have an emergency kit. You need certain things in case there is a blackout, such as if there is a strong blizzard. Make sure you have things such as candles, flashlights with working batteries, an icebox to store food in, food and drink, and other essentials.

You should also check your basement for radon gas. You can buy a radon gas testing kit for just around $20. You should also check your plumbing system and make sure everything is working. You can get a plumber to do a checkup.

If you want to keep your home warm and reduce your energy costs, you should make sure that any cracks are blocked. This includes cracks near windows and doors. You have to make sure that your entire home is insulated. You should also replace damaged tiles in your roof and fix any cracks in your walls to prevent pests from entering your home.