Lacey and Larkin have been on the frontline in promoting the matters related to the human rights in the United States. The factor that made the two take the course of addressing the violation of the human rights was the condition subjected to the immigrants particularly in Arizona.
Larkin and Lacey left their professional career in journalism and dedicated their focus on the situation that was threatening to swallow the whole states.
They came up with an organization termed as the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. The purpose of the body was to create a better chance for the different small organizations based in the United States in achieving their objectives.
The money that was used in the reinforcement of the organization was from the compensation from the case that Larkin and Lacey had filed against the unlawful arrest of the Maricopa County.
Larkin and Lacey were arrested after the information they had made through their famous article called Phoenix New Times. The statement attracted the attention of many people in the society, and the leaders of Maricopa ordered the arrest of Larkin and Lacey.
Sheriff feared the viral information that dug out the cases of corruption that had taken the better parts of his office. The excellent reputation of the Larkin and Lacey in the community made them secured from the side of the community.
The public demonstrated calling for their freedom. The pressure from different corners made the judges to ignore the case of the two journalists. After their release, Larkin and Lacey took the initiative to follow the course of the law and sued the administration of the Sheriff for making them faced the ordeal of the law. They were then given $3.75 million money after winning their case.
The amount put them at a vantage segment of carrying out their mission of combating the cases of discrimination by funding the small human rights organizations across the United States. The step of the Larkin and Lacey created togetherness among the human rights organization.
Additionally, they began various programs of making the refugees get informed on their rights and how to navigate the challenges facing them in the society. The administration of the Arpaio came to criticism for the second time after appointment made by president Trump.
The matter that caused Larkin and Lacey push for their statement to the public was many cases of corruption, atrocities, and misappropriation of the public resources in the office of the Sheriff. President Trump took the move of appointing Arpaio after endorsing him in his presidential campaign.
Larkin and Lacey defined the administration of the Arpaio as anti-immigrant. Many prisoners were facing the challenges in the prisons, and most of them committed suicide due to the condition they were subjected.
The commitment of the Larkin and Lacey in the circle of the human rights engrossed support from various concerned and willing humanitarians across the United States.
The main aim of the two was to combat cases of injustices experienced in many parts and create equality to all citizens regardless of their place of origin.