IN THE NEWS: Common Ground Spreading the Word about Nationstar’s Mess in Milwaukee

March 23, 2015

  “‘The owners of the Bucks have never proven to anyone that they need public money. Nor do they deserve public money,’ said a statement by Jennifer O’Hear and Lloyd Johnson, who co-chair Common Ground’s Fair Play campaign.” In a … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: “We need to hold Nationstar accountable!”

March 6, 2015

See what Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had to say about the action Common Ground is taking to hold Nationstar accountable and read our demands. Continue reading

“Why do Bucks owners need money?” Jennifer O’Hear’s Letter to the Editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/14/15

February 17, 2015

In the Feb. 8 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reporter Don Walker did a fine job of reporting on another realistic option for financing a new Milwaukee Bucks arena: Have the owners pay for it themselves. That is what the owners of … Continue reading

Common Ground Shines A Light On Wesley Edens’ Crumbling Foreclosures

January 30, 2015

“We will not stop until Mr. Edens addresses his interests in neighborhoods with the same energy and intensity he gives his interests in a new Bucks arena,” Continue reading

Fair Play hits the airwaves

December 5, 2014

Fair Play Co-Chairs Jennifer O’Hear and Lloyd Johnson, along with Lead Organizer Keisha Krumm, were featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect” show talking about the Fair Play campaign. They discussed the goals of Fair Play — strengthening neighborhoods by upgrading athletic … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS – Envisioning Fair Play

September 23, 2014

On September 16, 2014, Common Ground released our latest report entitled ‘Envisioning Fair Play.’ It includes estimated costs for the first 11 priority sites including renderings of that vision. That same day, we met with the MPS school board to encourage … Continue reading

Fair Play Report Published

September 16, 2014

Common Ground released it’s newest report entitled ‘Envisioning Fair Play’. It includes estimated costs for the first 11 fields and play spaces identified as being in need. It also includes renderings that show what they could look like. See it … Continue reading

Game On! October Delegates Assembly

Find out about our 2014 Fall Assembly to advance our campaigns and to push for Fair Play. Continue reading

Fair Play’s Vision Unfolds with Architects’ Help

July 25, 2014

The Fair Play charrette was called to gather community input for concrete images of the changes the money would make possible for sports fields and playgrounds for Milwaukee’s kids. Continue reading

Help Us Get the Word Out About Fair Play!

July 9, 2014

We have just launched a fundraising campaign to help us get the word out about Fair Play! Please consider making a donation today. Continue reading