Common Ground Leaders Stop Notorious VLive Strip Club/Lideres de Common Ground detienen a notorio club the stripper VLive

March 1, 2018

Dozens of community members and members of Southeastern Wisconsin’s Common Ground attended the License Committee meeting at City Hall. Photo Credit:  Teran Powell WUWM (Traducción al español a continuación) Common Ground brought over 35 people to a Milwaukee License Committee hearing on March … Continue reading

Do Not Stand Idly By Resolution Passed in Shorewood

February 21, 2018

SHOREWOOD ADOPTS GUN SAFETY RESOLUTION Effort by Common Ground leads to call for leadership from gun manufacturers. The Shorewood Village Board took action against gun violence at their meeting Monday evening in front of a packed house of community members … Continue reading

TENacity: Celebrating 10 years of persevering for the Common Good

Where have the years gone?  Ten years is a substantial period of time;  yet in those 10-years that have flown by since the founding of Common Ground, substantial things have been accomplished. (Traducción al español a continuación) This is what … Continue reading

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