Atrocity crimes represent humanity at its worst, preventing them requires global leadership at its best. Read our Joint Submission to the Integrated Review of International Policy from the UK Atrocity Prevention Working Group. This is a calling to which the UK should aspire.
Jo Cox was a passionate campaigner, activist and humanitarian - she was driven by her belief that a fairer, kinder and more tolerant world was possible. At The Jo Cox Foundation, we act at all times on Jo’s belief that we have more in common than that which divides us. We seek to bring people together and emphasise our shared humanity.
In light of the recent abhorrent instances of antisemitism on Twitter and Instagram, we have compiled a list of organisations, resources and actions you can take to support the Jewish community and stand in solidarity against antisemitism. Please note that this is a non-exhaustive list of resources and we will continue to update it as appropriate.
We are delighted to spotlight a few of our most recent Jo Cox Foundation supporters: local band Clapham Watch, friend of the Foundation Tom Weller, and workout group Team Hench. A massive thank you to everyone who continues to champion Jo’s ‘more in common’ message in their own unique ways!
If you are interested in becoming a supporter while also engaging in physical activity, pledge to cycle for the 2020 Jo Cox Way. Join others around the world as they work to create and strengthen community through cycling in Jo’s honour.
This week is the 25th anniversary of the mass Bosnian genocide in Srebrenica, 1995; the worst atrocity on EU soil since the Holocaust. But most people are unaware of what happened, this week serves to remember the innocent people lost and crucially raise awareness.
In April 2020, we were proud to embark on a partnership with Popsa; a mobile app which helps customers curate their memories and produce beautiful keepsakes such as photo books.
In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis - and seeing the impact that isolation was having on people around the country - Popsa pledged to use its platform to tackle loneliness in partnership with The Jo Cox Foundation.
Five years ago, Jo Cox delivered her maiden speech in Parliament. Today, Kim Leadbeater, The Jo Cox Foundation's ambassador and Jo's sister, reflecting on how Jo's 'More In Common' message is more important than ever.
The Great Get Together, inspired by Jo Cox and an initiative of The Jo Cox Foundation, is a vehicle for people to take action in their communities and bring people together across divides. We know all too well the devastation that racism can cause. It has no place in our society, and our work is rooted in the belief that strong, compassionate, and well-connected communities can only exist where there is equality and inclusivity.
We stand strongly against racism and violence in all forms. At this time, we stand in solidarity with Black people in our communities across the UK and around the world.
For the past two months, the Jo Cox Foundation’s Yorkshire team have ceased their usual roles to support their community, responding to those needing help due to the impact of the pandemic. Working with the local authority and many third sector organisations, volunteer groups and individuals, they have helped to deliver a variety of support. This includes delivering food to those unable to shop and connecting people who need a regular check in to ward off loneliness to a befriending service.