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.
Learn more >
What does Common Ground do?
By working together, we identify issues that need fixing, develop solutions for them and take action.
Learn more >
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
March 28, 2017
Do Not Stand Idly By (from Leviticus 19:16) is the Common Ground issue campaign committed to reducing gun violence by advocating for increased gun safety. The petition, circulating nationally, calls for the organizations responsible for providing public information about institutions … Continue reading
Jennifer O’Hear officially became part-time director for United Parents at the start of 2017, and in February signed a contract between CG and Milwaukee Public Schools that includes organizing parents cafés in three schools during the rest of the school … Continue reading