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Browns partner with Women's Football Alliance for a free all-girls Football Clinic
The Cleveland Browns teamed up with the Women's Football Alliance to host a free all-girls football clinic in Canton, Ohio on July 23rd. The participants, ranging from middle school to high school, engaged in a variety of football drills taught by All-Americans from the Women's Football Alliance.
Under the Bright Lights
The new Cleveland Browns Youth Football Camp – "Under the Bright Lights", in association with University Hospitals, is designed to introduce young players to the basics of offensive and defensive football. This non-contact instructional camp will concentrate on the fundamentals of each position and the skills that go along with the game. Participants will get the opportunity to be coached by local high school coaches, participate in challenges and experience once-in-a-lifetime activities "Under the Bright Lights" at FirstEnergy Stadium
The Cleveland Browns take a trip to Obetz, Ohio for a Youth Football Camp
The Cleveland Browns' commitment to spreading the joy and excitement of football made its way down to Obetz, Ohio for the Fortress Obetz Youth Football Camp on June 23, 2021. The suburb of Columbus enjoyed the football camp composed of skills and drills to learn the game, as well as flag football to put those skills to the test. Visit clevelandbrowns.com/community/youth-football to stay up to date on camp schedules and register.
Browns Youth Football Camp helps promote a more diverse future for football
The Cleveland Browns Youth Football Camp Series, in association with University Hospitals, hosted more than 250 participants at FirstEnergy Stadium over the course of 3 days. Boys and girls between the ages of 7-13 participated in football skill building drills and flag football games.
Hanford Dixon and Frank Stams lead Legends Clinic
Cleveland Browns alumni Hanford Dixon and Frank Stams participated in and led drills at the Cleveland Browns Legends Clinic on June 4, 2021. The alumni shared their professional experiences and taught proper technique to the youth participants.
Kevin Stefanski expresses importance of teamwork in the community at Zelma George Recreation Center
Cleveland Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski took a trip to Zelma George Recreation Center to express the importance of teamwork to kids in the community in hopes of building a positive relationship between kids and local police officers.
Browns break ground on 11th field project at Archbishop Hoban High School
The Cleveland Browns and Archbishop Hoban celebrated the implementation of two high-quality synthetic turf fields at Wentz Financial Family Fields, the team's 11th field installment in past five years. Since May of 2016, the Haslam and Johnson families and Browns Give Back have been dedicated to providing Ohio communities with new field surfaces, focused on enhanced educational opportunities by promoting student engagement through youth and high school football, additional sports and other activities.
Browns Rookie Tackle Showcase
The Browns hosted the Rookie Tackle Showcase, where leaders in the game of football will gather to learn about Rookie Tackle while the NFL welcomes a new batch of future stars with the 2021 Draft in Cleveland. Rookie Tackle is a modified game to introduce tackle football to youth players. Rookie Tackle serves as a bridge game between flag football and full-field tackle. It is also a part of USA Football's Football Development Model. During this event, participants discussed all aspects of Rookie Tackle and participated in an on-field demonstration with youth football players and coaches.
Chris Rose visits the Cleveland Power of Sport Summit
Chris Rose visited the Cleveland Power of Sport Summit. The Summit's purpose is to celebrate themes of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) that demonstrates the power of sport to be a catalyst for positive change. The Browns' Dee Haslam was there to talk about the Stay in the Game initiative.
Browns facilitate Build The Bridge Chalk Talk
The Cleveland Browns hosted student athletes from Olmsted Falls and Cleveland Heights for a Build The Bridge Chalk Talk session. The students assembled benches together that will be placed in the locker rooms of each school.
Stephen Carlson Tackles Read Across America Day
Tight End Stephen Carlson joined a fourth grade class from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to read a book together and gave them advice to #StayInTheGame by finishing the school year strong.
Hats Off To Our Heroes: Donald Bloom
This week's hero is Don Bloom, the head custodian at Akron Public Schools. When the pandemic began, Don not only took on the sole responsibility of cleaning the school to make it safe for students and staff, he also volunteered to pass out breakfast and lunch to kids in the neighborhood that needed help when the school was shut down.
Browns Give Back Photos
Photos: 2021 Jarvis Landry Celebrity Softball Game
Check out photos of the 2021 Jarvis Landry Celebrity Softball Game at Classic Park Stadium
Photos: Uniting Neighbors
Browns Head Coach Kevin Stefanski joined safety forces and youth through the City of Cleveland at the Zelma George Recreation Center to unite Cleveland neighbors through intentional engagement of police and youth. The event is a part of the Browns' commitment to social justice and the team's Be the Solution initiative. Coach Stefanski provided around 100 students with new Nike backpacks and hats as well as Arby's food.
Photos: Troy Hill Day
On Saturday the Browns newest cornerback, Troy Hill, hosted Troy Hill Day presented by his foundation, Star Players Academy. The event was held at Youngstown Boys & Girls club on April 24th and included activities, food, and a chance to meet Troy. Additionally, Troy was presented with a key to the city by Mayor Jamael Brown to welcome the Youngstown native home. Troy's new foundation relaunch will focus its efforts on uplifting low-income communities in Ohio through resources, connections, and opportunities for BIPOC students. The foundation's first effort was a $5,000 donation presentation at the event on behalf of Troy to Chaney High School, Troy's alma mater.
Photos: Myles Garrett Reveals #VoicesofCLE Public Art Installation
On Thursday Cleveland Browns All-Pro defensive end Myles Garrett revealed the latest #VoicesofCLE public art installation, in collaboration with Downtown Cleveland Alliance (DCA), Destination Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. Commissioned by Garrett, the new multi-paned work is by local artist Glen Infante whose #VoicesofCLE pieces have adorned many facades throughout the city center. Following last year's civil unrest, the public art initiative began to provide a platform, especially for those of color, for expression and to spark the necessary conversations and actions to inspire change.
Photos: Inaugural Girls High School Flag Football Game
The Inaugural Girls High School Flag Football Game on March 19, 2021 at Mentor High School. Players were surprised with an appearance by Browns Chief of Staff Callie Brownson.
Photos: Cleveland Huddle
In alignment with the team's Black History Month celebration and Be the Solution social justice initiative, the Browns have launched Cleveland Huddle in partnership with Bud Light to assist local Black-owned restaurants while also providing food relief to individuals in need. To start the campaign, the Browns are collaborating with Goodfellas BBQ, Soul Fo' Real BBQ and Sauce the City to host three unique meal distributions throughout the month of February. Each week beginning on February 9, the team will distribute 100 meals to one of the following local shelters: The City Mission's Crossroads men's crisis center and Laura's Home women's crisis center and Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Men's Shelter.
Photos: My Cause My Cleats Reveal 2020
A close up look at the cleats and the foundations represented by our players for this years My Cause My Cleats campaign
Photos: Thanksgiving at the Food Bank presented by Vitamix
To continue the Browns' annual tradition of volunteering at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank around Thanksgiving, Browns staff and alumni players packed boxes of food to be distributed to local families in need. Vitamix contributed $2,500 to support the Food Bank's efforts, providing 10,000 nutritious meals.
Photos: USO Family Care Package Event with Elk & Elk
As part of Browns Salute to Service efforts, this drive-through style event invited 100 families of currently deployed service members to receive a care package filled with items such as Browns branded gifts, family games, books and more.