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

Contribute to Friends of Common Ground today.

June 27, 2017

We’ve had significant victories since the beginning of 2017.  We’ve advanced our work to have safer guns manufactured.  We’ve worked beside new south side leaders to develop a real, organized and powerful voice for the Latino community.  We’ve established effective … Continue reading

Advertise in Common Ground’s Annual Report!

Common Ground is offering businesses and friends the opportunity to purchase an ad in our 2017 Annual Report.  Take advantage of this opportunity to reach the tens of thousands of individuals that will see our report. Time is running out … Continue reading

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

Revitalization of the Washington High School outdoor sports facilities is gaining momentum!

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

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

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

Make Your Voice Be Heard – Contact your Representatives TODAY!

January 27, 2017

As many of you know Common Ground was responsible for the formation of the Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative (CGHC).  CGHC is now a $100 million per year non-profit, cooperatively governed organization with a staff of 70 and over 30,000 members.  … Continue reading

About Common Ground Updates

January 1, 2017

Common Ground Updates will arrive in your inbox toward the end of each month with quick, fresh news about how we and our member organizations are igniting positive change by transforming lives and strengthening community within Greater MKE. Scan the … 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