Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin have been great founder of Village Voice Media and also the Phoenix New Times. They have devoted their money for settlement to help the migrant rights organizations financially all around Arizona.
The 3.75 million dollars settlement money came after they got arrested on Oct. 18th, 2007 by Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Mr. Lacey and Mr. Larkin were made inconvenient late at night and put in prison. There were some court proceedings against them.
Mr. Lacey and Mr. Larkin have spent their careers in supporting the First Amendment rights, and they have sued the county. The Frontera Fund devised by Mr. Lacey and Mr. Larkin will be actively coming in support of the groups for human, civil and migrant rights and also freed of speech all around Arizona.
Mr. Michael Lacey and Mr. Jim Larkin will be coming in support of the groups that preach human, civil and migrant rights and also freedom of speech throughout Aizona. The two business partners got the New Times building office at Jefferson Steet in 1985. They were instrumental in saving the Booker T Washington Elementary school from people who wished to bring harm to it.
The office of Mr. Lacey consists of wooden floors and tall ceilings. There has been an alteration of decor with time. Village Voice Media has exhibited its willingness to sell their sites and newspapers to the new Voice Media group that has got its main office in Denver. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikepida
Mr. Lacey believes that he and Mr. Larkin’s papers will be with reliable and trustworthy fellow workers. Mr. Lacey says that his belief of high valued journalism will be there. The firm came into existence when America was going through some change, and the value concerned with culture had undergone a challenge posed by the younger generation. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/jim-larkin-2#/entity
Mr. Micheal Lacey had mentioned that the suit filed by himself and Mr. Larkins against the Sheriff was of significance as the Sheriff was trying to limit access to the details to The New Times and the news media. The Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund serves a great purpose in defending the rights of helpless immigrants in Arizona. Mr. Jim Larkin and Mr. Michael Lacey have financed the fund.
They have established a platform that would battle for the rights of the immigrants and also exhibit freedom of speech and civic participation also. The nonprofit organization gets its funding from various agencies that look after for similar values.
The arrests of Mr. Larkin and Mr. Lacey were due to write a cover story in the Phoenix New Times. When both of them were detained, a long battle in the courts took place on the power abuse and the first amendment rights.