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

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

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


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