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Announcement: Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith Appointed to Chair the Jo Cox Foundation

 

 

The Jo Cox Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of the Rt. Hon Jacqui Smith as its new Chair. Jacqui takes over with immediate effect and replaces Nick Grono, who has served the board with great distinction since the Foundation was established.

 

 

Newly appointed Chair Rt Hon Jacqui Smith with CEO Catherine Anderson and Ambassador Kim Leadbeater.

 


Update: The Jo Cox Way 2019

Cyclists from the 2018 Jo Cox Way celebrate at the finishing line

 

The 4th Jo Cox Way bike ride will run from 24th-28th July 2019.

 

Pictured to the left; Cyclists from the 2018 Jo Cox Way celebrate at the finishing line


Blog: My work experience at the Jo Cox Foundation

 

The Jo Cox Foundation is partnered with Speakers for schools and through their S4SNextGen programme offers work experience placements to students across the country. One such student, Bukky, joined us for a week in April and has written a short account of her experience: 


Announcement: Kim Leadbeater's statement on the Christchurch mosque attacks

 

 

A statement from Kim, Jo's sister, on the Christchurch mosque attacks. 

 

 

 

Photo Source: RNZ/Ana Tovey


Blog: Celebrating International Women's Day

Jo and parliamentary friends at the 2016 Macmillan House of Commons vs House of Lords Tug of War, her last public engagement.

 

 

 

How we, at the Jo Cox Foundation, are celebrating International Women's Day in honour of Jo.

 

 

 

 

Jo and parliamentary friends at the 2016 Macmillan House of Commons vs House of Lords Tug of War, her last public engagement.


Blog: Violent threats against MPs put lives and democracy at risk

 

Catherine Anderson, CEO of the Jo Cox Foundation, outlines how the current culture of violence in public life is a risk to both our democracy and the lives of our politicians. 


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"