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Jo Cox Foundation

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  1. The Jo Cox Foundation was established in 2016 by the friends and family of the late Jo Cox MP. The Foundation exists to build a positive legacy for Jo and to create something positive from the tragedy that was her murder.

    Our work across Yorkshire is central to our vision - which is for a kinder, more compassionate society where everyone has a sense of belonging and where we recognise that we have more in common than that which divides us.

    We act as enablers and facilitators, fostering belonging through community-led cohesion projects by creating space for people from different backgrounds to connect and understand one another.

    We're always open to new partnerships, ideas and feedback on our projects. Get in touch!


Jo Cox Foundation

Commercial Street, Batley WF17 5DS

Organisation last updated

  1. 26 April 2023

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Great Get Together (23-25 June 2023)

  1. Great Get Together (23-25 June 2023)
  2. We're fast approaching the Great Get Together (23-25 June), the Jo Cox Foundation's summer campaign celebrating Jo Cox’s ‘More in Common’ message.

    The Great Get Together is all about celebrating what we have in common, what we can achieve together, and the fantastically diverse country we live in. It rejects those forces seeking to divide us and brings together the whole community.

    A Great Get Together can come in any form, whether it’s hosting a community planting initiative, organising a small sports tournament or crafting workshop, coordinating a postcard exchange, or opening your place of worship.

    While the official Great Get Together weekend is on the 23-25 of June, you can
    run a Great Get Together at a different date if you want - just be sure to register it on our website.

    Get involved!

    - Already planning a Great Get Together? Need help spreading the word? Register your event before Monday 5th June, to add your event to our official Great Get Together advert in local newspapers across Kirklees.

    - SAVE THE DATE! Join us on May 24th for our in-person Community Coffee and Lunch to connect with community groups, individuals, volunteers, and third-sector organisations and learn more about the Great Get Together. Get in touch to find out more.

    - In the process of organising a Great Get Together? Take a look at our resources for event ideas and inspiration, like our Great Write/Read Together or Great Watch Together.

    - Prefer to be outdoors? In partnership with Yorkshire Dales National Park, we are organising a Great Walk Together in Wensleydale with free transport provided.
    Once again, we’ve partnered with Refugee Week to run the Great Walk Together. Take a look at our Great Walk Together toolkit to see how you can get involved.

    We hope you have a wonderful time bringing your community together and spreading the #MoreInCommon message of Jo Cox. If you have any questions or want further details, feel free to get in touch by emailing

  3. 26/04/2023

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