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Announcement: Tackling the intimidation and harassment of MPs

The violent language and threatening behaviour exhibited towards MPs, journalists and others outside the Houses of Parliament this week have rightly drawn condemnation across the political spectrum. At the Jo Cox Foundation we are acutely aware of the appalling consequences that can follow if violence against politicians going about their work is taken to the extreme. 

Update: Tackling loneliness this December through #MincePieMoments



This year’s Great Christmas Get Together is off to a fantastic start, with people across the country coming together to share a #MincePieMoment

Update: Celebrating 100 years of women standing for election



On 21st November, 50:50 Parliament, Jo Cox Foundation, Fawcett Society, and Centenary Action Group are organising an awesome #AskHerToStand Day.

Announcement: The Jo Cox Foundation welcomes the government's first-ever loneliness strategy



“For every life that is made less lonely as a result of the work Jo started, we will take great comfort"

Announcement: Jo Cox square named in Brussels



On Thursday, 27th September Jo’s sister and parents attended the official inauguration of Jo Cox Square in the centre of Brussels.

Update: 2016-2018: what we have achieved



It has been an amazing couple of years for the issues Jo cared most about.

Update: The Great Get Together 2018 & 2019


The second Great Get Together was held in June 2018 on what would have been Jo’s 44th birthday. Through 4,500 events across the country, the Great Get Together proved the lasting value of Jo’s example and her belief that we have more in common than that which divides us.

Announcement: New CEO for the Jo Cox Foundation



The Jo Cox Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Anderson as its new Chief Executive. Catherine will start work in September when the current Director, Iona Lawrence, will leave after two years in the post.

Announcement: Kim Leadbeater awarded the UK's 1000th point of light recognition



Kim Leadbeater - Jo’s sister and the Foundation’s Ambassador - has been recognised as the UK’s 1000th ‘Point of Light’ by the Prime Minister.