South Side Safety Meeting with Edward A Flynn, Chief of Police

September 22, 2017

Common Ground is meeting with Police Chief Flynn to share stories and propose solutions to the crime and safety problems facing leaders and their families on the South Side. At our April, 2017 Delegates Assembly, Common Ground committed to support … Continue reading

Common Ground Healthcare is recognized as a 2017 Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 23, 2017

Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative was named one of the top places to work in Wisconsin by The Top Workplaces program. This recognition is based on independent survey results from a leading research firm, Workplace Dynamics, LLC. To date, Workplace Dynamics … Continue reading

CG’s Watershed Team uses collaboration to reduce flood risk.

May 1, 2017

We’ve had a lot of rain in the past week, and that means worry about flooding and sewer overflows.  We can reduce this risk by using less water during periods of heavy rain.  CG’s Watershed Team has set up a … 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

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  

IN THE NEWS: Common Ground in the New York Times

August 14, 2015

On August 14, 2015, Common Ground was featured in a New York Times article “Bucks’ Owners Win, at Wisconsin’s Expense” by Michael Powell. In it, powell explains how the billionaire owners of the Milwaukee Bucks have demanded that the public foot … Continue reading

BizTimes Blog from Common Ground Leader: Require Nationstar to Work in Good Faith with the City and its Citizens

April 11, 2015

The following blog from Common Ground leader, Margaret Crowley, was published on BizTimes.com on April 9, 2015: Dear Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Michael Murphy: I am writing to ask you to be bold. In the coming weeks, … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: Common Ground Urges City Leaders to Be Bold for Milwaukee in Meeting with Nationstar

April 2, 2015

   “Our mayor and Common Council president won’t sign some token agreement with Nationstar.  We know they love this city as much as we do.  We’ve got a major problem here and we believe our mayor and Common Council president … Continue reading