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

MKE Rising Evaluators bring positive change to Sherman Park.

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

Revitalization of the Washington High School outdoor sports facilities is gaining momentum!

May 23, 2017

Common Ground has committed to raise $500,000 for the revitalization of Washington High School’s outdoor sports facilities. Fundraising efforts are underway now. Donations are requested from Sherman Park businesses, residents, community leaders – and Common Ground members. A trust account … Continue reading

Do YOU want to know if Guns are allowed on a College Campus?

March 4, 2017

Many states have or are working on legislation to allow guns on campus. Our Do Not Stand Idly By (DNSIB) Team believes that many students and their families would find this piece of data to be crucial in deciding which … 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  

MKE Neighborhoods Now – Sign up for our walks!

March 4, 2016

It’s time to sign up for our walks! On this page you will find: Link to sign up for Walks Phone Shifts All People Welcome at All Districts See All Walks on our Calendar Can I walk with my friend … Continue reading