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

Common Ground Leaders Stop Notorious VLive Strip Club/Lideres de Common Ground detienen a notorio club the stripper VLive

March 1, 2018

Dozens of community members and members of Southeastern Wisconsin’s Common Ground attended the License Committee meeting at City Hall. Photo Credit:  Teran Powell WUWM (Traducción al español a continuación) Common Ground brought over 35 people to a Milwaukee License Committee hearing on March … Continue reading

TENacity: Celebrating 10 years of persevering for the Common Good

February 21, 2018

Where have the years gone?  Ten years is a substantial period of time;  yet in those 10-years that have flown by since the founding of Common Ground, substantial things have been accomplished. (Traducción al español a continuación) This is what … Continue reading

Do Not Stand Idly By Resolution Passed in Shorewood

SHOREWOOD ADOPTS GUN SAFETY RESOLUTION Effort by Common Ground leads to call for leadership from gun manufacturers. The Shorewood Village Board took action against gun violence at their meeting Monday evening in front of a packed house of community members … Continue reading

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