North Side Ready to Lead Assembly

October 21, 2017

Join us for our Fall Assembly at Tabernacle Community Baptist.  We will hear stories about revocation, unemployment/underemployment and the temporary job trap.  Work to move Common Ground forward and build our power so we can make changes in our whole … Continue reading

South Side Safety Meeting with Mke Police Chief Flynn

September 22, 2017

Common Ground met with Police Chief Flynn on September 26th, 2017 to share stories and propose solutions to the crime and safety problems facing leaders and their families on the South Side. More to come on the outcome of the … Continue reading

Common Ground holds its first bilingual Delegates’ Assembly

May 2, 2017

Common Ground held a landmark action on April 26, conducting its first bilingual Delegates’ Assembly at the largest Latino parish in Milwaukee, St. Adalbert’s, located on the south side. 44 organizations and 750 leaders of all ages and backgrounds were … Continue reading

Common Ground’s Future VISION – Milwaukee communities uniting

Common Ground’s vision for Milwaukee’s future was presented at the April 26 Delegates’ Assembly by Fr. Jose Gonzalez, pastor to over 10,000 families at St. Adalbert’s, Prince of Peace and St. Vincent de Paul’s parishes. Elegant in its simplicity, the … Continue reading

“Building People Power” Our Historic Spring Assembly

April 3, 2017

  Come celebrate the expansion of our organizing work during the past year. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, April 25, St. Adalbert’s Church, 1923 W. Becher St, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Come learn about where we’re heading in 2017–18. Next … Continue reading

Millennials Bring Their Energy to Common Ground

March 28, 2017

Milwaukee has young people ready to fight for change, and they are organizing within Common Ground. As part of the new 40 Under 40 group, 20 new CG leaders have been meeting monthly to learn about Common Ground, IAF-style organizing, … Continue reading

Press Conference to thank OCWEN for donated houses

February 27, 2017

Tuesday, Common Ground leaders gathered in front of a house donated to Common Ground in Sherman Park by OCWEN Financial. Common Ground rehabilitated the house and it is now in the hands of proud, new owners. We celebrated the collaboration … Continue reading

NEW LIFE IN SHERMAN PARK

September 21, 2016

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

CG Pushes for South Side Sports Complex

August 15, 2016

  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

South Side Indoor Sports Complex Action Sunday 8/14

August 13, 2016

Common Ground Leaders Ask For Neighborhood Investment in Mayor’s 2017 Budget. Join us this Sunday, August 14, 2016 3:00 PM KK Sports Center 3070 S 20th Street