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 >
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. 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 >
Common Ground has been working in the Sherman Park community since 2008. While visible progress doesn’t always make front page news, we are happy to report on some recent successes resulting from our community efforts. Continue reading →
On Sunday, 300+ people gathered to hear Common Ground’s most recent focus on Milwaukee Neighborhoods Now – a $7M indoor sports complex that would give soccer teams (and others) a place to play. It is a critical need in … Continue reading →