The Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund is a large organization that is based in the United States of America. The organization has its main building set up in the city pf Phoenix in the state of Arizona. It has been in operation for a few years.
The organization had been established and launched into operation by Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin. The front Fund is dedicated entirely to the support of groups that advocate for civil right and human rights as well as migrant rights and the freedom of speech.
Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin were partners in the establishment of Village Voice Media, and Phoenix new Times. They have been working together for more than a decade and have become close friends and prosperous business partners as well. Read more: Jim Larkin | Huffington Post
Recently, the two collaborated founder Mr. Michael Lacey, and Mr. Jim Larkin had been arrested on October 18, 2007, which was done by Sheriff Joe Arpaio working t the District of Maricopa County. Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin are journalists who were responsible for revealing that there have been proceedings with the grand jury that have been conducted to cover for the sheriff.
The two journalists spent a short amount of time in jail, and after that, a settlement had been made between them and the sheriff. The settlement was $3 million and 75 thousand dollars. Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin made a public announcement regarding the direction the money will go into. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/
After the settlement had been decided upon, grand jury subpoenas made a demand to receive a list of the identities of the people who have read the stories in Phoenix New Times online since they have been including the lawman.
That was strictly against the policy of the two journalists Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin. They ended up suing the county. The two men have been writing and advocating for First Amendment Rights including their own. They prevailed for the ninth circuit in the United States Court of Appeals.
The two collaborators and journalists announced publically that due to what had happened to them, the settlement of $3 million and 75 thousand dollars would be directly purposed towards groups that are fighting against the breaching of First Amendment rights. A large amount of money will be used to support groups that are fighting for the rights of migrants that are living in Arizona.
As a result of the donations, Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin had developed a reputation pf philanthropists that care what is happening to the migrants who live in Arizona and could potentially be readers of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media.