Who is Common Ground?

Who is Common Ground?

Common Ground is a community organization with a history of creating significant change in Southeastern Wisconsin. We are 40,000 strong and growing.
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What is Common Ground?

What does Common Ground do?

By working together, we identify issues that need fixing, develop solutions for them and take action.
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Why Common Ground?

Why Common Ground?

If you had the power, what would you change? Common Ground empowers everyday people to take on issues they couldn't solve alone.
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What is an Issue Campaign?

Issue Campaigns are the work we do. Members of Common Ground identify problems and concerns in our communities. Through research, relationships and action these problems and concerns become our Issue Campaigns. We usually have more than one active campaign at any given time. The more Issue Campaigns we win — the stronger we get. Learn More >

Recent News & Events

Press at Fair Play

IN THE NEWS – Envisioning Fair Play

September 23, 2014

On September 16, 2014, Common Ground released our latest report entitled ‘Envisioning Fair Play.’ It includes estimated costs for the first 11 priority sites including renderings of that vision. That same day, we met with the┬áMPS school board to encourage … Continue reading


Common Ground Newsletter – September 2014

September 19, 2014

Here’s the latest edition of our newsletter, Building On Common Ground, with updates on our Issue Campaigns and upcoming meetings you won’t want to miss. Continue reading

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