Common Ground Shines A Light On Wesley Edens’ Crumbling Foreclosures

January 30, 2015

“We will not stop until Mr. Edens addresses his interests in neighborhoods with the same energy and intensity he gives his interests in a new Bucks arena,” Continue reading

Fair Play hits the airwaves

December 5, 2014

Fair Play Co-Chairs Jennifer O’Hear and Lloyd Johnson, along with Lead Organizer Keisha Krumm, were featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect” show talking about the Fair Play campaign. They discussed the goals of Fair Play — strengthening neighborhoods by upgrading athletic … Continue reading

IN THE NEWS – Envisioning Fair Play

September 23, 2014

On September 16, 2014, Common Ground released our latest report entitled ‘Envisioning Fair Play.’ It includes estimated costs for the first 11 priority sites including renderings of that vision. That same day, we met with the MPS school board to encourage … Continue reading

Fair Play Editorial

May 8, 2014

The Editorial Board suggests that if we were going spend money on kids, it would be better spent “to boost reading and math scores.” Academics are important, but so is play. The connection between the two is undeniable. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Common Ground Focused on Public Funding

April 22, 2014

PRESS RELEASE APRIL 22, 2014 Common Ground Focused on Public Funding Offer Congratulations to New Bucks Owners and Thanks for Interest in Milwaukee “We congratulate Mr. Wesley Edens and Mr. Marc Lasry, new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks. Common Ground … Continue reading

Super TIF Revealed

April 13, 2014

In the Sunday April 13th Edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Don Walker reveals that the MMAC is considering a Super TIF to fund a New Bucks Arena. Continue reading

Mke Journal Sentinel Features Fair Play

April 8, 2014

Don Walker of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote this great article that appeared in the April 7th edition. Continue reading

IN THE NEWS: More Press! CG on Local TV News

A very well explained piece on our Fair Play issue campaign aired on Milwaukee CBS Affiliate channel 58. It can be seen here. Continue reading

CG on the Radio

“If we are going to a discussion in our city about using public money for play spaces for a professional basketball team, we should be talking about…play spaces for the young people in our community.” Continue reading

CG Named Heroes Of the Week!

November 25, 2013

Common Ground received a nice shout-out from Milwaukee’s local newspaper Shepherd Express as Heroes of the week! “With Common Ground, we’ve created a base of people so they can have power…” says organizer Kathleen Erstauslöser Koreanisches Kind was passiert wenn … Continue reading