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


August 26, 2018

COMMON GROUND LANZÓ UNA INVESTIGACIÓN PERFIL RACIAL POSIBLE POR EL DEPARTAMENTO DE SHERIFF DEL CONDADO DE WAUKESHA Common Ground believes ALL people are deserving of equal treatment and justice from law enforcement personnel, regardless of the color of our skin, … Continue reading

Common Ground Leaders Stop Notorious VLive Strip Club/Lideres de Common Ground detienen a notorio club the stripper VLive

March 1, 2018

Dozens of community members and members of Southeastern Wisconsin’s Common Ground attended the License Committee meeting at City Hall. Photo Credit:  Teran Powell WUWM (Traducción al español a continuación) Common Ground brought over 35 people to a Milwaukee License Committee hearing on March … Continue reading

TENacity: Celebrating 10 years of persevering for the Common Good

February 21, 2018

Where have the years gone?  Ten years is a substantial period of time;  yet in those 10-years that have flown by since the founding of Common Ground, substantial things have been accomplished. (Traducción al español a continuación) This is what … Continue reading

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