United Parents Cafés had a busy, exciting Spring!

May 23, 2017

Activity really ramped up for Parent Cafés this Spring. New locations and new participants came onboard, adding momentum to an already active program. We also were awarded a short-term contract from Milwaukee Public Schools to work with parents. A total of … 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

Big News for United Parents: A New Director and a Contract with MPS

March 28, 2017

Jennifer O’Hear officially became part-time director for United Parents at the start of 2017, and in February signed a contract between CG and Milwaukee Public Schools that includes organizing parents cafés in three schools during the rest of the school … Continue reading

United Parents Cafés

November 1, 2016

Strengthening parents → Strengthening families → Strengthening Communities Why are Parent Cafés needed? In hundreds of meetings throughout the greater Milwaukee area, Common Ground has heard about the struggles of families overwhelmed by the stresses in their lives. Parents report … Continue reading