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 does Common Ground do?
By working together, we identify issues that need fixing, develop solutions for them and take action.
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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
May 23, 2017
Activity really ramped up for Parent Cafés this Spring. New locations and new participants came onboard, adding momentum to an already active program. We also were awarded a short-term contract from Milwaukee Public Schools to work with parents. A total of … Continue reading
Common Ground has committed to raise $500,000 for the revitalization of Washington High School’s outdoor sports facilities. Fundraising efforts are underway now. Donations are requested from Sherman Park businesses, residents, community leaders – and Common Ground members. A trust account … Continue reading