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



July 24, 2015

First Common Ground Southside ACTION!! August 2nd 1:00pm Location: S. 10th Street and Lincoln-Near Kosciuszko Park **Use THIS FLYER to invite people you know or from your organization. Come support positive change on the Southside! We will have a short … Continue reading


TAKE ACTION and tell them NO!

June 10, 2015

FRIENDS, WE NEED YOU to Contact your city, county and state elected officials and tell them to vote NO on public subsidies for Bucks Billionaires. CLICK HERE to find out the WHY we are doing this and HOW YOU CAN BE HEARD in … Continue reading

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Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative