GED2DACA is an organization that provides DREAMers in Pima County, Arizona, with the opportunity of atending High School Equivalency preparation classes. Ten week preparation classes are offered to DREAMers at no cost, and they are not required to provide documentation.
This is a very crucial service, because DREAMers cannot enroll in GED preparation classes at most public institutions due to the fact that they do not have documentation from DACA. However, they cannot apply to DACA without a High School Equivalency Diploma. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427427/Jim_Larkin and http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/about-lacey-larkin-frontera-fund/jim-larkin/
No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes is an organization that serves to protect immigrants as they are coming over the border. The organization provides food, water and shelter for immigrants who cross the hot, dry, tough terrain between Mexico and the United States of America.
They leave water out for immigrants who are crossing over. Their goals is to keep as many migrants from dying as possible. They also document abuse by authorities on migrants.
Arizona Justice project exists to help indigent people who are criminalized, given unfair sentences and are unable to attain proper representation. This organization work with pro-bono lawyers, expert investigators and law schools in Arizona to bring evidence to cases.
Promise Arizona, also known as Paz, is an organization based in Arizona that was founded in 2010 in response to the contempt towards Hispanics that was expressed through the passage of SB1070.
Promise Arizona takes part in protests, conducts voter registration drives that are non-partisan, holds workshops to inform and register people for DACA and promotes civic engagement.
Justice That Works is a grassroots non-profit that has been established with the vision of amending the problems in the criminal justice system. The philosophy of this organization is that prisons and police are not needed. Too many people, especially minorities, are being locked up and this testifies to the fact that the system is white supremacist.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund is associated with all of the above organizations—No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes, Arizona Justice, Promise Arizona and Justice that Works.
It’s goal is to support establishments that encourage civil rights for marginalized groups such as immigrants, undocumented people, Hispanics and people on the LGBTQ spectrum. Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey, the masterminds behind the Frontera fund, decided to found it after having their rights stomped on by Maricopa County, Arizona.
Trans Queer Pueblo is a community of colored people who are LGBTQ+. The purpose of this organization is to advocate for equality for all, as well as to establish a voice for colored LGBTQ+ people in their communities.
Trans Queer Pueblo offers free healthcare for 100 LGBTQ+ undocumented people, and puts on health forums to educate the community. They support migrants who are detained by visiting them and writing letters.