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 does Common Ground do?
By working together, we identify issues that need fixing, develop solutions for them and take action.
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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
September 22, 2017
Common Ground is meeting with Police Chief Flynn to share stories and propose solutions to the crime and safety problems facing leaders and their families on the South Side. At our April, 2017 Delegates Assembly, Common Ground committed to support … Continue reading
June 27, 2017
Common Ground was the first new organization to directly address the foreclosure crisis in Sherman Park. The initial goal was to prevent abandoned houses from becoming a drag on the surrounding area. To do that effectively, a team of volunteers … Continue reading