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


BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER: a victory for Ozaukee County Shared-Ride Taxi

April 15, 2014

As Common Ground, we like to bring people together – and we mean that quite literally. Our work with the Ozaukee County Shared-Ride Taxi is a good example. Continue reading


Super TIF Revealed

April 13, 2014

In the Sunday April 13th Edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Don Walker reveals that the MMAC is considering a Super TIF to fund a New Bucks Arena. Continue reading

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