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Colin Kaepernick posts January $100,000 donations

We run down the details of Colin Kaepernick’s latest $100,000 in donations.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback will finalize his opt-out decision between now and the week of March 2, but in the meantime, he continues his work off the field. On Thursday, Kaepernick announced the next round of $100,000 donations.

Last fall, Kaepernick pledged to donate $1 million over the course of the next ten months. You can follow the monthly donations here. We discussed his October and November donations, and then his December donations.

Here is a rundown of what each donation will cover.

Black Veterans For Social Justice | Brooklyn, NY - $25,000

  • Emphasis on house and employment for homeless vets, primarily men of color
  • donation will go directly to the streets helping the organization to pay more rents and initiate more employment training

350 Global Environmental Organization | Brooklyn, NY - $25,000

  • People’s Climate Mobilization March. Transportation, food, overnight accommodations, other hard costs
  • Legislation for clean energy development
  • Rapid response and digital communications. Mobilization to assist protesters at Dakota Access is one project they are currently working on

Center For Reproductive Rights | New York, NY - $25,000

  • Worldwide organization using justice system to fight for Women’s reproductive rights
  • Emergency litigation fund to respond instantly to legal crisis affecting Women’s rights

CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles) | Los Angeles, CA - $25,000

  • Immigrant rights group based in LA, Ca
  • Helps existing immigrants living in California obtain citizenship
  • This group offers legal services, education, and consultation
  • Helps fight deportation
  • Colin’s donation will help as many as 600 people obtain their citizenship to stay in America