Lacey and Larkin are committed journalist have utilized most of their time in fighting for First Amendment rights. They also exposed most of the ills that used to be committed by Joe Arpaio. Lacey described the corruption scandals that were carried out by the sheriff. Some of the crimes include the illegal deaths of the inmates and looting of millions of dollars.
He commented that the merger of Trump and the sheriff is a combination of two criminals. Lacey noted that the president Trump’s pardon was unconstitutional and it will limit a lot of liberties.
Joe Arpaio was not happy with the revelation of scandals in his offices that was published by Lacey and Larkin. He arrested the two, but there was a public outcry to release the journalists. Lacey and Larkin used the funds compensated to them by the court to form an organization and to assist the immigrants.
They started Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund which defends the rights of immigrants and minority groups in various parts of Arizona. The group also supports financially the organizations that represent the victims of injustices in various courts.
Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund were created in 2013 by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. Currently, they serve as the executive managers of the organization. Larkin and Lacey are renowned for bringing to light the First Amendment Rights and fighting for the freedom of speech. Sheriff Joe Arpaio has once detained the journalist for the secrets they had leaked in the article that they had published.
The article contained the injustice scandals that were taking place in the office of the Sheriff. They later sued the sheriff for false arrest .the sheriff paid them $3.75 million for tainting their name. Larkin and Lacey utilized the money in supporting the following groups.
Lacey and Larkin have supported The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The organization ensures that all the victims of injustices are accorded all the rights that are stipulated in the constitution.
ACLU also offers legal advice to the victims when they find out that their legal rights have been violated. The union works in collaboration with a charity organization known as ACLU Foundation.
Lacey and Larkin have also funded Border Angels. The union has put a lot of efforts to defend human rights and help that victim. The union was established by Enrique Morones in 1986. The main of the organization is to prevent the persecution and the deaths of immigrants.it has also instituted many reforms that are aimed at improving the human rights of the immigrants.
Border Angels conducts several public education to enlighten the public on their plights. Most of the people are not aware of the injustices that are inflicted on them on a daily basis. The organization teaches them the procedures to follow in the quest for justice. The public education is conducted by organizing tours and other events that aimed at gathering the people to the meeting.
The organization needs a lot of funds to carry out their work of fighting for the human rights. Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund has aided them to reach the goals through the financial support. Many victims have been guided on legal procedures to undertake to curb the cases of injustices in the society.