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
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
We’ve had significant victories since the beginning of 2017. We’ve advanced our work to have safer guns manufactured. We’ve worked beside new south side leaders to develop a real, organized and powerful voice for the Latino community. We’ve established effective … Continue reading