Browns head coach Hue Jackson to launch foundation to battle human trafficking

Posted at 4:12 PM, Jul 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-11 16:12:02-04

Browns head coach Hue Jackson is launching a foundation to support organizations battling human trafficking, the Browns announced Tuesday.

The Hue Jackson Foundation will launch July 20 at the team's Berea headquarters.

"The Hue Jackson Foundation is committed to empowering children, teen and adult victims of Human Trafficking through the funding of organizations that champion for and serve as a voice for those who are exploited," the press release says.

The foundation will focus on increasing awareness of and preventing human trafficking and providing healing for victims.

According to National Human Trafficking Hotline statistics, Ohio has some of the nation's highest human trafficking cases.