The Frontera Fund is one of the most significant contributors to a just society in Arizona. They were created by the two entrepreneurs and investigators Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, which were previously the founders of Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media.
The Frontera Fund was created to be a funding institution that gives support to many lawyers and attorneys around Arizona, as well as the territory of the United States.
The founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are moved by a sense of justice and that they want to help new professionals in the area. With the aid of these two businessmen, many attorneys that advocate for civil and human rights are able to have their own individual group because of the funding support that the Frontera Fund gave to them at the beginning.
This same scenario has repeated itself countless times. The two founders have a settlement money of $3.75 million that they use to support these attorneys. The settlement support is a result from a very unfortunate event, but that was also vital to the revolution that Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin caused in the territory of Arizona. Read more: Michael Lacey | Facebook
Before the foundation of the Frontera Fund, the duo was arrested in the October of 2007 because of a misunderstanding with the Sheriff of the Maricopa County: Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Being detained without major reasons and without proof that the duo did anything wrong, Michael and Jim were able to turn the table and use the settlement money from their arrest to fund entrepreneurs and attorneys around the United States and prevent unjustifiable abuses of justice like the one they suffered from ever happening again.
The Frontera Fund has been recognized by many authorities on the subject. Attorneys that advocate for civil, human and migrants’ rights have been able to focus on their jobs while the administration part and financial strategy was made much easier thanks to the help of the duo. Read more: Jim Larkin | LinkedIn
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are always sharing new information about news regarding migrants in the United States, about the current political state of the country, about different occurrences that show freedom of expression; or the lack of it.
Both entrepreneurs are big supporters of freedom of speech and expression, and they are continuously trying to fight against preconception and prejudice, racism, and biased aggressiveness. Many lawyers and attorneys have shared their opinions on how the duo has changed their professions.