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 Newsletter – December 2014

December 9, 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. (Click on the image to download the pdf.)  


Fair Play hits the airwaves

December 5, 2014

Fair Play Co-Chairs Jennifer O’Hear and Lloyd Johnson, along with Lead Organizer Keisha Krumm, were featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect” show talking about the Fair Play campaign. They discussed the goals of Fair Play — strengthening neighborhoods by upgrading athletic … Continue reading

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