Groups working towards ensuring human rights are part of us as a society.

by WilliamV .

America has been one of the leaders in terms of development and maintaining of civil and human rights.

This are rights designed to ensure that the most basic of humane treatment is accorded to each and every individual. Every person deserves the right not be discriminated or profiled based on the color of their skin, ethnicity or religion.

Some of the most important groups that are responsible for the successful implementation and upholding of this rights are found in the United States they compromise different groups of people and work towards diverse issues that converge towards a common goal of human empowerment and protection.

Some of the strongest defenders of human rights include.

 

Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

This is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that was established in 1963 under President John F. Kennedy and was involved in providing legal services especially touching on issues of racial discrimination. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://james-larkin.com/about/ and http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427427/Jim_Larkin

The organization’s main focus is representing the interest of African Americans and other ethnic minorities who were at the time the largest victims of discrimination.

 

National Civic League

The NCL has been in existence for over 107 years it has been involved in various advocacy works as well as the strengthening of citizen democracy and the transformation of democratic institutions.

 

Equal Justice Network

This organization of lawyers and advocates is involved in the strengthening and provision of civil legal assistance to low-income people they also work together with courts and other advocacy groups at the state and national levels to ensure justice for the less financially able members of society.

 

International Organization for Migration

 

IOM is one of the most consistent organizations that work with immigrants and continuously works towards ensuring that they are treated with dignity as well being able to access the most basic of human rights regardless of there percieved alien status.

 

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

This is a legal organization that fights for racial justice. they work mainly through advocacy, litigation and public education ensuring that they are able to eliminate disparities and racial injustices within a society the organization also defends the gains won over the years of civil rights struggle and ensure that they are only expanded on but on encroached.

 

The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund

This is a fund established by two journalists by the name Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin they contributed 3.5 million dollars of the initial investment which had been an award arising from a settlement of a case that they had filled against Maricopa County.the fund deals with migrants and works against discrimination and racial profiling, especially of Hispanics.

Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey:
https://michael-lacey.com/
http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/