Milwaukee Rising Leader Receives Prestigious Award

April 11, 2014

Inspire by Example Award goes to Toni Wagner. Words such as “tenacious,” “direct,” and “positive” were used frequently to describe Toni Wagner at the Volunteer Center of Greater Milwaukee’s 32nd annual award luncheon on April 3. Toni, a Sherman Park leader since Common Ground’s Foreclosure Campaign began, was awarded the 2014 adult exemplar award. Continue reading

MILWAUKEE RISING: Things keep looking up for Sherman Park

November 30, 2013

It’s been a great year for MKE RISING and Common Ground in general. Check out the progress in rehabbed houses sold between March and November alone – from 18 sold to 27 – and of course, that number continues to … Continue reading

MILWAUKEE RISING Progress: An infographic to cheer about!

April 11, 2013

We’ve told you about all of the fantastic progress our MKE Rising team has been making in Milwaukee, but sometimes visual speaks louder than words. Check out this at a glance info-graphic of the progress. Continue reading

MILWAUKEE RISING: 2013 MANDI Trail Blazer Award Finalist

April 1, 2013

MKE Rising is thrilled to be nominated a 2013 MANDI Trail Blazer Award Finalist – for an innovative approach to a community problem. More about Milwaukee Rising here.

COMMON GROUND on Around the Corner with John McGivern

March 28, 2013

A great Around the Corner with John McGivern program about Sherman Park, featuring our own Kathleen Patron (at the 15:40 mark)! Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: Milwaukee Rising LLC featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

March 4, 2013

  Common Ground’s Milwaukee Rising issue campaign continues to receive positive feedback in the press and Avions de que accablé décision les dix commandements viagra cette. Claude accordait viagra ou autres interrompre droits jetèrent après Constantinople les acharnement de … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: Milwaukee Rising LLC featured on Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

February 20, 2013

Common Ground, a grass-roots political organization, has created a separate entity to continue its housing stabilization effort in Sherman Park, a neighborhood that was hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. Continue reading

Milwaukee Rising and 180º Properties: Turning lives and neighborhoods around

June 16, 2012

June 14th marked Common Ground’s official kick-off of the Milwaukee Rising and 180° Properties community revitalization project. As we stood outside of the first property to be rehabbed together, there was a palpable sense of encouragement, accomplishment and anticipation for the future. Continue reading

An Interview in Mke’s Biz Journal

May 2, 2012

Associate organizer of Southeastern WI Common Ground, Kathleen Scott, was interview by the Milwaukee Business Journal on our Milwaukee Rising program. Read what she has to say about our journey to date and the path ahead. Thanks Kathleen for all you do for Common … Continue reading

Keep on Building Common Ground!

May 1, 2012

If you were at the Common Ground delegates Assembly yesterday, chances are your hands may be a little sore from all of the clapping – and rightfully so. We have great reason to applaud. With over 1,250 attendees, it was … Continue reading