Changing the World via the Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund

There are many civil right activist and organization devoted to fighting the mediocrity and injustices of the world. Unfortunately, there is more of the injustices that there is of people who have the courage to make the difference. Luckily there are organization such as, The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) who is doing just that.

The ACLU fights for individual rights and its been doing it for over 100 years. To learn more visit Currently one of the most controversial movement is against migrant workers. Migrant workers rights are often violated by denying them access to education, basic social and economic rights, health care, and they are subjected to discrimination. Arizona is at the center of this turmoil.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, co-founders of the Village Voice Media, are doing just that trying to defend the rights of the migrant workers, and immigrants. VVM (Village Voice Media) has earned their spot among the top alternative news outlet in the country.

Founded in 1970, ,VVM, has made their mark by not shying away from providing facts regarding anti-war movements, radical politics, and civil rights violations. These topics are often avoided by other popular news outlets due to there controversial nature. Learn more about Jim Larkin: and

In October 18, 2007 Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin were arrested. Why? Well no charges were filed. Speculations have been made that it was due to the publication made that revealed the misdeed of Arpaio Sheriff’s office. Many would tread with caution after their encounter with a vengeful Sheriff’s office, but not Michael and Jim. Read more: Phoenix New Time

After demonstrating that their arrests had been unlawful; better put unconstitutional, Maricopa County awarded them with 3.7 million in settlement. Michael and Jim started the Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund shortly after.

The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund is dedicated to fighting civil rights, human rights, and racial discrimination in Arizona. It is important to note that both Jim and Michael turn their negative experience and joined with the community to fight for human and migrant rights.

They are changing lives of many immigrants,but more importantly they are changing the world. It is important for the The Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund to inspire other to not be silence and to stand up for their rights and the rights of others. There are many injustices in the world and only when brave individuals like Michael and Jim take a stance is there a real impact in the world.

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International Businessman Hussain Sajwani Donates To Campaign To Help Children In Need

The Dubai business man Hussain Sajwani is known for being the founder and CEO Of Damac Group, which is the largest real estate developer of high end, privately owned properties in the Middle East. Sajwani is a self taught business man who found success by diving in to property development in the early 2000s. He is also known as a philanthropist, and contributes to causes that help humans live better lives through out the world. His most recent donation went towards a campaign to clothe a million children in need around the world.


Hussain Sajwani’s dealings in business and philanthropic show his attitude of good international relations and cooperation across the globe. He live in the Dubai, but spends time abroad with friends and acquaintances that he has met through business and social interactions. The Hussain Sajwani family of four children, Sajwani, and his wife visit New York often. The were also seen at the New Years Eve celebration that Donald Trump and family held at their Florida resort. Sajwani developed a relationship with Trump in 2013, as the two partnered in opening two separate Trump brand international golf courses. Sajwani’s relationship with the Trumps has become stronger over time and the two will likely partner again in the future to put together more real estate deals.


The Damac Group which Sajwani founded is focused on high end luxury real estate, and Sajwani markets his properties to show off the glittery, glamorous aspects of Dubai culture. His success in real estate comes from the hard work that he has done leading up to his real estate market break throughs. He spent years learning bout business through a food service operation that he grew through out the ’80s and ’90s. Through providing food service for American Military units, the man who is now the Damac owner developed positive relationships with international leaders and fellow businessmen.


The donation that Sajwani and the Damac group offered to the campaign to clothe a million children is just one of the many contributions that the company has made. Sajwani has a value of contribution, and his company shares his attribute. They support the Dubai governments involvement with fighting poverty and starvation and raise the quality of life or individuals in all countries.

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Meet Sheldon Lavin: A Meat Services Expert with Four Decades Worth of Experience at the OSI Group

Sheldon Lavin has played a pivotal role in the growth and expansion of the OSI group of companies. Without the brilliant strategist, the firm might not have exploded into the limelight to become one of the World’s most trusted foods supplier. The OSI Group started small in Illinois, Chicago over a hundred years now past. During its hey days the establishment used to only cater to a small clientele base but owing to its superior quality products, it gained popularity very rapidly.

Subsidiaries of the OSI Group

Soon, the OSI brand started getting tenders from hotels and restaurants in the state and there was no stopping its rise from that point. The success of Sheldon and her company would not have been possible were it not for them landing contracts to supply meat to the food outlet, McDonald’s. OSI Group got established by German immigrants and it went on to branch out into smaller subsidiaries. These branches include the OSI International Foods, OSI International LLC, OSI Group and the OSI Industries.

Unique Office Culture

Sheldon Lavin has made sure that the outlet hires and retains only the best staff. One unique attribute of the company is that it is more of a home to the employees than it is a workplace. That means, that the staff working here get pampered and showered with all the niceties and goodies you wouldn’t expect to find in a typical Chicago-based enterprise. It’s very rare to hear of the OSI Group either firing an individual or mass retrenching its staff. Even in the toughest of times, the company still finds means and ways to keep their workers happy and satisfied.

About Sheldon Lavin

Sheldon is today the sole proprietor and owner of the Otto & Sons group. The vastly experienced entrepreneur gained total control of this meat empire some 13 years back when the remaining partner quit. Here are some of the prestigious awards and accolades, Levin and the outlet have been won in the industry: The Board Member of the Goodman Theatre, the President and Director of the Sheba Foundation, the Board Member of the Rush University Medical Center and the Trustee for Ronald McDonald House Charities awards. Despite his advanced age, the man remains as sharp and as witty as ever. Even though, Sheldon, 81, now prefers to work and supervise the running of the meat supply giant from home.

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George Soros America’s Leading Philanthropists

George Soros is one of America’s greatest philanthropists and has given more than $12 billion dollars away. He supports people and organizations across the world who are fighting for the same ideas that he believes in such as freedom of expression, transparency, accountable government, and societies that promote justice and equality.

George Soros began to accumulate wealth in 1970, when he launched his first hedge fund, which became very successful and making him one of the most successful investors in American history. With his wealth, George Soros created the Open Society Foundations, which was a network of foundations, projects and fellow philanthropists in over 100 countries. His organization was based on Open Society and Its Enemies, which George Soros first encountered at the London School of Economics. This book argued that societies only grow and succeed when they allow for democracy and respect. Learn more about George at Biography.

According to Open Society Foundations, George Soros started his work in 1979, when he gave scholarships to black kids in South Africa who were under apartheid. He provided photocopiers, which allows reprinting of books that were banned in the Communist Eastern Bloc. He later created the Central European University, which was created to foster critical thinking discussion.

George Soros was originally born in Hungary in 1930. He managed to survive Nazi occupation and later survived Communist rule. He then emigrated to London, studying economics. In 1956, George Soros then moved to New York City and began his lifetime of philanthropy. George Soros’ claim to fame was being the man who broke the Bank of England, when he sold $10 billion worth of Pound sterling, netting him a profit of $1 billion during the Black Wednesday UK currency crisis.

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After arriving in America, George Soros took a job at Wall Street firm F.M. Mayer. Soros later setup his own firm in 1973 and called it the Quantum Fund Endowment. This fund help make George Soros the 21st richest person in the world, making him worth $26 billion. George Soros has helped establish after-school programs in New York City and offers aid to areas impacted by natural disasters. His foundation’s support for causes are numerous. George Soros has become a towering figure among those in the philanthropy world. He has given more than $7 billion dollars away through his Open Society Foundation. George Soros has become a very strong political donor for the Democratic party, who supports most of the same ideas as him. Visit to know more about George.

As Madison Street Capital Now Influences Technology

As for banking agencies, Madison Street Capital Reputation is a large one. It started off well and with the right team members who make it all possible. Few agencies have the same reputation, and as we take a look into why, it’s clear that Madison Street Capital earned its own “rep.”


Most in the financial world attribute what we know of Madison Street to its broad personal market. This is a market where it has offices and more importantly the right people to operate within every timezone there is.


During annual award ceremonies, it’s Madison whose investing professionals expect to receive the greatest nominations. And each year, the firm never disappoints those in the financial world. Madison instead keeps everyone on their feet.


The expectations are high and always will be. There’s always the highest standards and outcome. The firm lives up to each one and every time. But the next time you hear about Madison Street Capital, you might be invited to learn more about what they’ve been up to in recent days.


The news will shock you as it did everyone else. Madison Street Capital was involved in a big merger. What’s so exceptional about the acquisition, as it’s called in the financial world, is that it was done without the world knowing about the undertaking. And this takes an agency like MSC to accomplish such a feat.


The entire project was accomplished by the firm and with direct input with the agency’s CEO. The Chief Executive Officer is none other than Charles Botchway who managed the account. He did so with the help of Jay Rogers who acted as the transitions project manager.


Under Jay’s direction, the Madison Street Capital team was able to usher in a new era for technology to be specific. This is something most investment banking firms don’t have a chance to accomplish. As the world moves further and further into a world of technology, it only makes since that banks like MSC will get involved.


So at the moment, we can only imagine what’s to come.


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Julia Jackson Continues to Excel in the Male Dominated Wine Industry

The Wine Market is a male dominated industry following a patriarchal succession from one generation to the next. However, several women have worked in the sector since time immemorial. One of such ladies is Julia Jackson, who is one of the children of Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke, the co-founders of the Jackson Family Wines. Presently, Julia Jackson works as the spokesperson for the Cambria Estate Winery based in Santa Maria Valley. Julia is not new to the winery world, and ever since she was a small kid, she used to pick and sort grapes with her father.

Ms. Jackson has a certificate in General Management attained from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a degree in Studio Arts from Scripps College. According to Julia, she believes the Jackson Family Wines are unique from the rest owing to her mother’s instinctual understanding of the land. Jess Jackson manages the company and is Julia’s role model.

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Julia Jackson believes that the Cabernet brand of wine will soon take over Sonoma region. This is because the company’s top three brands of Cabernet that include La Joie, Le Désir, and La Muse have been awarded the best scores over nine consecutive instances by Robert Paler, a renowned wine critic. Additionally, other brands that are doing well and are preferred by most of their clients include Harlan Estate, Vérité, Scarecrow, and Screaming Eagle.

In 2014, Julia Jackson initiated the Cambria Seeds of Empowerment, a charitable company that honors women who have managed to overcome misfortunes and life’s sufferings. These women help to inspire little and adolescent girls who view them as their role models. Every year, Cambria Seeds of Empowerment donates $100,000 to other non-governmental agencies that advocate for similar programs. Living up to her father’s advice on how to be successful, Julia’s Vineyard was ranked the Wine of the Year in 2010 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

The Connection Between Daily Life and Investing

For those unaware, investing plays a crucial role in people’s lives. Moreover, investing remains at the center of a person’s decision making. Whether they like it or not, people invest everyday. A perfect example includes taking a shower. Doing so would mean that they invested in their hygiene. Another example includes going to the gym. Doing so would mean that they invested and their health. Moreover, the list continues. With that being said, few people possess the ability to make rational financial investments. However, it still remains possible. A perfect example includes Warren Buffett and Timothy Armour. For those unaware, Warren Buffett remains a prominent figure in the investment community. Moreover, his talent for investing has captivated millions of businesspeople worldwide. As a result, he has garnered numerous awards and accolades.

For over a half of a century, Warren Buffett has dedicated his life to investing. In addition, he has stuck with his initial investment strategy. On an annual basis, it remains common to find Warren Buffett in Forbes. Aside from Warren Buffett, only very few people know how to make high-risk investments. Recently, Buffett gained national attention when he challenged a group of hedge fund managers. During the competition, Buffet stated that he will give $1 million dollars to charity if he failed to achieve a higher return on his investment. Considering this remain conventional wisdom, Buffett won the competition.

Similar to Buffett, Timothy Armour also remains a prominent figure in the investment community.Throughout his life, he knew that investing was something that he admired dearly. Moreover, he works as the chairman of Capital Group. Due to such hard work and a desire to succeed, Timothy Armour worked his way up the corporate ladder. For over 32 years, Armour dedicated his life to the well-being of his company. Moreover, his hard work did not go unnoticed. So far, the results remain favorable. In a nutshell, Armour remains an inspiration to all upcoming investors.

Honey Birdette-Stepping Out of the Lingerie Mold

Honey Birdette has just expanded its US e-commerce market after experiencing a 374% increase in 12 months form just their US customers alone. The new site will offer more collections to their US market as well as faster shipping, easier returns, and free shipping on orders over $50.

Honey Birdette is planning to expand just three stores in the UK to 40 by the end of 2018. Honey Birdette was originally founded in 2006 by Eloise Monaghan and is planning to expand into the US market. Honey Birdette has 55 store locations in Australia and has its eye on expanding into Europe.

Honey Birdette is also expected to increase its store count in the UK and has 10 new store locations in mind including at Leeds, Newcastle, Liverpool, and Westfield Stratford. They are also targeting 40 additional stores by the end of the next year. Honey Birdette already has a store in London’s Covent Garden, one in Westfield White City, and one in Leeds’ Victoria Gate.

Honey Birdette is a unique brand, as seen on Instagram, which is why it has become so successful. Honey Birdette was born when two friends were hanging out and sipping champagne. They were discussing how there was a really disappointing selection when it came to lingerie and intimate bedroom items. So, they decided to come up with their own and that is how Honey Birdettes was created.

Honey Birdette is all about enticing the sensual side and they offer many items that are nothing short of exciting and refreshing. Honey Birdette stores are an experience and you can sip champagne as you browse their collections of sexy lingerie and fun bedroom items. The moment you step through the doors to their Pleasure Parlor, you will feel like your love life is already infused with new life and sexual tension.

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The Rise of Prominent Real Estate Agent Tammy Mazzocco

Before Tammy Mazzocco was a prominent real estate agent, she was a secretary at a commercial real estate firm. From there, she took a job in condominium management lasting 7 years. It was during that time that Tammy became a licensed real estate agent. She then went on to work as a multifamily property manager before finally becoming a licensed personal assistant for a top producing real estate agent. In 1999, Tammy began her full-time real estate career and now sells real estate in several counties in Ohio. Check out Yelp for more info.

Based in Pickering, Ohio, Tammy Mazzocco is now a top producing real estate agent. She relates well with her clients, and that is reflected in her strong media presence. She also believes in extreme organization and time management. Tammy begins each day with a meditation session.

By brainstorming and research, Tammy Mazzocco makes her ideas a reality. She has a specific plan for each day and blocks out time for every task. Tammy makes time for cold calling and appointment setting and makes a habit out of tasks that she finds lead to more productivity. She is self-described as shy around meeting new people, which she masks by being as talkative as possible.

In order to generate business, Tammy Mazzocco relies upon lead generating companies. She also finds that repeat business makes up a large portion of her business, as do referrals. She admits that her biggest failure was in the beginning of her career when she had trouble talking to clients. Due to Tammy’s shyness, she had trouble pre-qualifying people. She overcame this by studying scripts and practicing out loud the correct sales pitch that she needed to be successful.

In order to stay in touch with clients, Tammy uses a service called Follow Up Boss. It allows her to stay on top of new and existing clients, and organize everyone she is working with at certain stages in the home buying or selling process. You can visit Spokeo to know more.

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Success And Anthony Petrello

Anthony Petrello was his freshman year, college roommate. Lloyd Grove writes, in the Daily Beast, about his experiences knowing Petrello in his early days, before all of his success.

He describes an Italian-American kid who was extroverted, laughed easily, and was a “wicked-smart math whiz”. Lloyd Grove may have felt envious of Petrellos success, but he was also proud to have known the multi-millionaire and had fond memories of him.

Tony Petrello received his B.S. and M.S. degrees, from Yale University, in Mathematics. He also went to law school at Harvard and received his J.D. degree. His career started out as an attorney, which led to the eventual hiring by Nabors Industries Ltd. in 1991. He currently holds the title of Chief Executive Officer within the company. His contribution to the company has made him and the company a lot of money.

Nabors, an oil and gas drilling company, first opened its doors in 1952, through the efforts of Claire Nabors. The company made a good reputation in Alaska by hiring women, developing modular rigs, and drilling the first horizontal well in the world. Because of its success, Anglo Energy bought control over the company, but eventually went bankrupt. This opened the door for Eugene Iseberg and Marty Whitman to buy into the company and make it what it is today. Through drilling overseas, buying more drilling and equipment companies, they have managed to turn it into a $17 billion company.

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