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

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BizTimes Blog from Common Ground Leader: Require Nationstar to Work in Good Faith with the City and its Citizens

April 11, 2015

The following blog from Common Ground leader, Margaret Crowley, was published on BizTimes.com on April 9, 2015: Dear Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Michael Murphy: I am writing to ask you to be bold. In the coming weeks, … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: Common Ground Urges City Leaders to Be Bold for Milwaukee in Meeting with Nationstar

April 2, 2015

   “Our mayor and Common Council president won’t sign some token agreement with Nationstar.  We know they love this city as much as we do.  We’ve got a major problem here and we believe our mayor and Common Council president … Continue reading

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